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South Cook

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Sub-County Maps & Plans

Nonprofit Organization

Friends of the Calumet-Sag Trail (FOCST) 
Calumet-Sag Trail Greenway Plan [2006]

Regional Government

South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA) 
South Cook Bikeways Plan [2008]
Greenways in South Cook:
  • = Rail-Trail
  • = Waterway
  • = Rail-with-Trail
  • = Utility ROW
Corridor Utilization
      in miles
Existing Build-
out
Existing
———
Build-out
Tinley Creek Trail11.5(1st)15.9 72.5%
I & M Canal State Trail10.3(2nd)11.3 90.9%
Centennial Trail8.1(3rd)13.7 58.7%
Thorn Creek Trail7.2     14.4 50.1%
ComEd ROW - Southwest Suburbs corridor4.8     26.6 18.1%
Midlothian Creek corridor2.9     11.1 26.6%
Waterfall Glen Trail2.9     2.9 100%
Pennsy Greenway2.2     2.2 100%
Palos Trail1.8     2.3 78.5%
Stony Creek corridor1.2     5.8 20.9%
Butterfield Creek corridor0.9     6.2 15.1%
Hickory Creek Bikeway0.7     10.6 6.4%
Des Plaines River Trail0.0     0.2 0%
I-355 Trail0.0     3.0 0%
Old Plank Road Trail0.0     6.8 0%
Spring Creek Greenway0.0     1.0 0%
Calumet-Sag Trail0.0     20.0 0%
Flagg Creek corridor0.0     2.1 0%
Little Calumet River corridor0.0     11.7 0%
Marley Creek corridor0.0     5.2 0%
Burnham Greenway0.0     4.4 0%
Grand Calumet River corridor0.0     2.8 0%
How South Cook 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 (8th) 0.76
Chicago0.17 0.61
West Cook0.17 0.51
Communities in South Cook
★ = has over 5 miles of existing trails
★ = has Planned Trail(s)
Greenway Density
      miles/miles2
ExistingBuild-out
Glenwood1.08 1.51
Palos Heights0.90 1.09
Willow Springs0.88 1.29
Lemont0.75 1.21
Oak Forest0.63 0.67
Lansing0.53 0.96
Midlothian0.38 0.93
Thornton0.26 0.84
Palos Hills0.24 1.19
Orland Park0.22 0.67
Crestwood0.19 1.31
Chicago Heights0.14 0.96
Oak Lawn0.14 0.20
Tinley Park0.04 0.54
Burnham0.00 1.67
Robbins0.00 1.52
Riverdale0.00 1.35
Blue Island0.00 1.15
Richton Park0.00 1.14
Olympia Fields0.00 0.94
Calumet City0.00 0.94
Summit0.00 0.87
Bedford Park0.00 0.67
South Holland0.00 0.67
Chicago Ridge0.00 0.66
Dolton0.00 0.62
Bridgeview0.00 0.55
Flossmoor0.00 0.52
Alsip0.00 0.33
Harvey0.00 0.15

   
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