M-9 Improved Traffic Flow Program

The City shall work with Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Alameda County Transportation Commission to plan and obtain funding for projects that improve traffic flow on arterials and reduce vehicle idling.

Responsible Department(s):
Public Works – Engineering and Transportation
Supporting Department(s)/Partner(s):
AC Transit, MTC, Public Works – Utilities and Environmental Services
Program Type(s):
City Master Plans, Strategies, and Programs (MPSP), Inter-governmental Coordination (IGC)
Implements These Policy(ies):
Funding Source(s):
General Fund

Program Status:
Not Started
In Progress

Multiple projects have originated and grants obtained for projects that improve traffic flow.  The regional Hesperian Line 97 project installed adaptive traffic signals throughout the City on a major north/south Corridor.  The City has also obtained an MTC IDEA grant that will allow for improved monitoring and adjustment of signal timing along three major corridors in Hayward.  The City also obtained TDA, Article III funds and additional funds from the COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant from ACTC for improvments on Patrick Ave and Gadin Road.  A new Class IV separated bikeway is also under construction on Mission Boulevard from Industrial Parkway to Harder Road.