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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Western Springs

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

0.7

Area (miles2)

3.5

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.2

Grade:

D-



Population

12,493

Median HH Income

$98,876

External Links

Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
RTAMS: Regional Transportation Asset System 

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RTAMS
Wikipedia entry for Western Springs
Western Springs

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

No plans are available on the Community level for Western Springs

No plans are available on the Open Space Area level for Western Springs

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Bicyclist "C" Injury (possible injury)2
Bicyclist "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)2
Bicyclist "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)3
Greenways in Western Springs:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Salt Creek Greenway0.7(1st)0.7 100%
Flagg Creek corridor0.0(2nd)1.6 0%
Existing Grade Separations
    All trails in Western Springs cross roadways at-grade.
Needed Grade Separations
Rank Among Neighbors
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Westchester0.34 0.51
Western Springs0.21 (2nd) 0.21
Burr Ridge0.14 0.27
Hinsdale0.06 0.49
Indian Head Park0.00 1.17
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 4,000 and 19,000 and HH Income between $89,000 and $108,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Winfield0.87 1.35
Lake Barrington0.30 1.01
Western Springs0.21 (3rd) 0.21
Deerfield0.12 0.87
Hinsdale0.06 0.49
Olympia Fields0.00 0.94
Clarendon Hills0.00 0.58
Flossmoor0.00 0.52
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