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IIJA too complex? AC transit to deploy AI cameras; CAHSRA begins process to buy trains; Ten climate myths that need to be killed; More

8:39 AM PDT on August 25, 2023

  • Ten climate change myths that need to be put down (Covering Climate Now)
  • Environmental groups say federal IIJA is too complex, making its funding hard to access (The Guardian)
  • Policy makers are embracing e-bikes (Legal Planet)
  • AC Transit to deploy AI to help its cameras identify traffic violations (Oaklandside)
  • CA High-Speed Rail Authority begins process of obtaining trains (KTLA)
  • Palo Alto got a lot of money to redesign its rail infrastructure, and it's not very well prepared (Palo Alto Online)
  • San Jose VTA signs $8M agreement with emergency preparedness contractor (Patch)
  • Gas tax revenue lifts CA roads and transit out of "high risk" category (SCV News)
  • Milestone: Half of diesel consumed in CA has been replaced with some kind of cleaner fuel (Clean Technica)
  • As planned, the price of carbon credits in CA's cap-and-trade system rise (Politico)

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