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Summary

  • Among those not reporting one of the previously mentioned barriers causing them to struggle to travel around Portsmouth (relating to disability, being elderly, pushing a pushchair or having affordability challenges), one third of this group raised other issues and concerns that made it difficult for them to travel in and around Portsmouth
  • The biggest issue with travel among this group, is safety concerns (43%), with cost also having an impact (30%), alongside convenience (28%) and the time taken for travel (27%)

Difficulties travelling around Portsmouth

Base: All not reporting an accessibility need relating to disability, being elderly, pushing a pushchair or having affordability challenges (501)

This chart shows that with those respondents who do not struggle to travel
61% of respondents say that they do not have difficulties travelling around Portsmouth
34% say that they do have difficulties travelling around Portsmouth
5% say that they don’t know

Reasons for difficulties travelling around Portsmouth

Base: All not reporting an accessibility need relating to disability, being elderly, pushing a pushchair or having affordability challenges but find it hard to travel around the city (184)

This chart shows that with those respondents who do not struggle to travel but find it hard to travel around Portsmouth
43% of respondents find it hard to travel because of safety
30% find it hard to travel because of cost
28% find it hard to travel because of convenience
27% find it hard to travel because travelling is time consuming
12% find it hard to travel because they are too far from the bus stop and or train station
33% find it hard to travel for other reasons