Derelict ‘Drift restaurant’ blocking the Bicentennial Bikeway, Brisbane River flood, March 2022, Credit: Turnstyle Community Bike Shed

Jonathan Sri: Climate change, flood crisis, infrastructure impacts & moving to sustainable transport: on this weeks program Chris catches up(link is external) 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