Community invited to help shape the future of Hayward Blvd
The City of Hayward is seeking public input on future safety and connectivity improvements along the 2.5-mile stretch of Hayward Boulevard between Campus Drive and Fairview Avenue. In partnership with Kimley Horn and Gates + Associates, the City will be redesigning this segment of Hayward Boulevard to reduce auto speeding, improve bicycle and pedestrian safety, and increase bicycle and pedestrian connectivity and experience throughout the corridor.
This project’s emphasis on active transportation will aide in the City’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions community-wide. As of 2017, transportation was responsible for more than 55 percent of Hayward’s total emissions. Providing safer and better-connected active transit infrastructure will encourage residents, workers, and visitors to choose emission-free modes of movement, like walking or biking, over driving.
The project team is currently accepting input via the Hayward Blvd Project Survey. This survey provides an opportunity for stakeholders to share what they believe should be prioritized throughout the project design process. Concept plans based on this input will be presented at public workshops in Fall 2020 to garner additional feedback from the community.
Stay up to date on the Hayward Blvd Project by visiting www.hayward-ca.gov/hayward-blvd-feasibility.