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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Wheaton

Report Card

Miles of Greenways

9.8

Area (miles2)

17.0

Greenway Density (miles/miles2)

0.6

Grade:

B



Population

55,416

Median HH Income

$88,385

External Links

City of Wheaton official website
City Site
Wheaton Park District official website
Park District site
Greater Chicago Housing and Community Development Website
Census Data
RTAMS: Regional Transportation Asset System 

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RTAMS
Wikipedia entry for Wheaton
Wheaton

State Plans

Region Plans

County Plans

Community Plans

No plans are available on the Open Space Area level for Wheaton

Bike/Ped Fatalities & Injuries
Crash data from 2005
Crash SeverityCount
Pedestrian "C" Injury (possible injury)8
Bicyclist "B" Injury (non-incapacitating injury)13
Pedestrian "A" Injury (incapacitating injury)2
Greenways in Wheaton:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
IPP - Aurora Branch2.9(1st)3.3 88.1%
Danada & Herrick Lake Regional Trail2.4(2nd)3.1 78.2%
IPP - Elgin Branch1.6(3rd)1.6 100%
IPP - Main Stem1.6     2.1 77.1%
Spring Brook corridor0.9     3.4 25.1%
Winfield Creek corridor0.4     4.0 11%
Existing Grade Separations
Needed Grade Separations
    No highway/trail crossings in Wheaton have been identified as needing grade separations.
Rank Among Neighbors
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Warrenville0.93 1.05
Winfield0.87 1.35
Wheaton0.58 (3rd) 1.03
Glen Ellyn0.41 0.69
Carol Stream0.38 0.77
Naperville0.30 0.63
Lisle0.12 0.78
Rank Among Peers
(Population between 36,000 and 57,000 and HH Income between $67,000 and $89,000)
★ = has over 5 miles of Existing Trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Wheaton0.58 (1st) 1.03
Bartlett0.47 1.14
Bolingbrook0.32 0.85
Elmhurst0.32 0.49
Glenview0.27 0.93
Orland Park0.22 0.67
Park Ridge0.19 0.74
Buffalo Grove0.11 0.79
Chicago Area Trail Events
Get Involved!

If you are interested in greenway and trail development in the Chicagoland area, you are invited to attend Bikeable Roads and Trails Supporters which meets the second Tuesday of every month in Wheaton, Illinois.


   
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