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  • Most respondents (88%; and 53% impacted residents*) agree with bicycles being able to travel in both directions as they feel it is good that bicycles aren’t restricted
  • 12% of respondents (7% impacted residents) also feel this will encourage cycling and make it safer to cycle in this area
  • Some respondents agree with the proposal as they feel cyclists will travel both directions anyway or that this would be hard to enforce (5%)

*Caution should be taken interpreting these results due to a small base

Why do you agree with bicycles being able to travel in both directions on the Bramble/Talbot Road one-way system?

Base: Respondents who agree – total sample (242) | Residents of Bramble, Shanklin, Ventnor, and Talbot Roads (15*) *Caution small base

This chart shows why respondents agree with bicycles being able to travel in both directions in the Bramble Road/Talbot Road one-way system:
88% of total respondents and 53% of impacted residents think that it’s good that bicycles aren’t restricted
12% of total respondents and 7% of impacted residents think it encourages cycling and makes it safer to cycle
10% of total respondents and 13% of impacted residents agree for other reasons

This table shows other reasons why respondents agree with bicycles being able to travel in both directions in the Bramble Road/Talbot Road one-way system:
5% think cyclists will travel both ways anyway/ that it would be difficult to enforce the one-way system for cyclists
2% feel bicycles will not cause congestion/ there’s enough room on the road
1% feel that it works well on other one-way streets in the city
1% agree for other reasons

wdt_ID Responses for 'other' Percentage (%)
1 Cyclists will travel both ways anyway/ would be difficult to enforce one-way for cyclists 5
2 Bicycles will not cause congestion/ there’s enough room on the road 2
3 Works well on other one-way streets in the city 1
4 Other 1

 

Key quote from impacted resident

Its great to encourage cycling, but without fixing buses first people are not going to be discouraged from using cars. You’re just going to alienate more people and make more people angry at this change.”