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Chicago Area:


Greenway Planning Information for

Chicago

Greenways in Chicago:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Lakefront Path16.2(1st)23.6 68.5%
North Branch Trail5.4(2nd)15.7 34.2%
Major Taylor Trail5.3(3rd)5.8 92.3%
Burnham Greenway3.2     5.0 64.3%
Bloomingdale Trail2.5     4.0 63.4%
North Shore Channel Trail2.4     3.9 61.7%
Chicago Riverwalk0.8     1.3 59.2%
Mid-City Trail0.0     6.2 0%
Weber Spur corridor0.0     1.2 0%
South Branch Riverwalk0.0     8.7 0%
Calumet-Sag Trail0.0     8.2 0%
Illinois Central Line corridor0.0     7.9 0%
Valley Line Trail0.0     0.9 0%
Centennial Trail0.0     0.3 0%
How Chicago Ranks amongst Chicago Area Counties
★ = has over 60 miles of existing trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Kane0.36 0.82
DuPage0.35 0.79
Lake0.33 0.99
Kendall0.31 2.07
North Cook0.31 0.90
McHenry0.27 1.26
Will0.27 1.02
South Cook0.23 0.76
Chicago0.17 (9th) 0.61
West Cook0.17 0.51
Communities in Chicago
★ = has over 5 miles of existing trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Chicago0.17 (1st) 0.61

   
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