Riverside County Transportation Commission fears state’s climate action proposals may bring loss to local highway funding and more traffic tie ups

RIVERSIDE – A report recently released by the California Strategic Growth Council takes stock of California’s transportation system and its history of project planning, funding, and delivery to explore how the state can make changes to reduce carbon emissions to achieve its climate action goals.The California Transportation Assessment Report makes sweeping recommendations to align all pending and future transportation projects with the state’s climate action policies – including projects approved at the local level and funded with voter–approved sales tax revenue. This report builds on policy changes spearheaded by Gov. Gavin Newsom to reduce use of single occupancy vehicles by shifting funding from expanding roads and highways to transit projects.What does it mean for Ri
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