Jonathan Sri: Climate change, flood crisis, infrastructure impacts & moving to sustainable transport

Monday, 28 March 2022 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Derelict 'Drift restaurant' blocking the Bicentennial Bikeway, Brisbane River flood, March 2022, Credit: Turnstyle Community Bike Shed

On this weeks program Chris catches up with Cr Jonathan Sri, Greens Councillor for the Gabba, Brisbane City Council about flooding impacts in Queensland and New South Wales, priorities on repairing damaged cycling infrastructure, reducing emissions, problems with extraction of rare earths, supply chains, disposable products with the upsurge to EVs, socio economic impacts of climate change

Update: a temporary protected cycle lane has been installed on Coronation Drive to bypass the blocked Bicentennial Bikeway

Local news includes Moving Forward: Yarra Councils draft Transport Strategy 2022,  Moreland Council: 10 Year Capital Works Programs for Walking and Cycling, two Monash cycling reseach studies: Understanding the experiences of cyclists and Cycled Study: City-wide bicycling exposure modelling study and recent Infrastructure Victoria article: Why the city needs safe and more reliable alternatives to car usage

Monday 10:00am to 10:30am
Yarra Bicycle Users Group promotes urban cycling. Providing support to campaigns to improve cycling conditions and awareness; demystifies cycling technology and helps to reveal the diversity of cyclists, from children to commuters to lobbyists.

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Chris, Faith, Val and Steve

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