Hayward Regional Shoreline Adaptation Master Plan unanimously adopted by City of Hayward

Feb 18, 2021

This week, the Hayward Regional Shoreline Adaptation Master Plan was officially and unanimously adopted by the City Council of Hayward, CA—concluding a two-year analysis, planning and engagement process and setting the project on a path toward implementation.

Visit the project website created by SCAPE and read the final master plan here.

In collaboration with the Hayward Area Shoreline Planning Agency (HASPA), SCAPE developed a regional master plan for six square miles on the shoreline of Alameda County, adjacent to the city of Hayward, CA. Drawing on the best available science and two years of community and stakeholder input, this master plan proposes a suite of strategies for adaptive interventions across the shoreline to mitigate the effects of sea-level rise on critical infrastructure; support the ecosystem health of bayland tidal marshes and mudflats; and enhance public access, recreational areas, and educational programming for adjacent communities.

The master plan was developed in collaboration with: