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Summary

  • Respondents largely disagree with the proposal as they feel it is unnecessary (44%), will make them drive another route on journeys through the area (29%), or disagree with a loss of parking (23%)
  • Respondents also feel this will increase congestion or displace traffic (18%) and make them drive a longer distance to their house (9%)
  • Just three impacted residents disagree with this proposal – their reasons include having to drive a longer distance to/ from their house and the one-way system causing greater inconvenience

Why do you disagree with making Talbot Road one-way north from Bramble Road to Jessie Road?

Base: Respondents who disagree – total sample (105)

This chart shows why respondents disagree with making Talbot Road one-way north from Bramble Road to Jessie Road:
44% feel it is unnecessary
29% feel it will make them drive another route on journeys through the area
23% disagree with a loss of parking
18% feel it will increase congestion/ displace traffic
9% feel it will make them drive a longer distance to/ from their house
3% feel it will make them drive a longer distance when dropping their child at Bramble School
33% disagree for other reasons

This table shows other reasons why respondents disagree with making Talbot Road one-way north from Bramble Road to Jessie Road:
6% feel it is inconvenient or will cause more problems
4% feel the one-way should extend to more of the road or other roads in the area
2% feel it will not help with traffic calming
2% feel it will create rat runs
4% disagree for other reasons

wdt_ID Responses for 'other' Percentage (%)
1 Inconvenient/ causes more problems 6
2 One-way should extend to more of the road/ other roads in the area 4
3 Will not help with traffic calming 2
7 Will create rat runs 2
8 Other 4

 

Key quotes from impacted residents

“It will do nothing to improve the traffic jams at the Bramble Road junction, which happens every day at school drop-off and collection times.”

“You’re making my job of getting my chores done in Portsmouth harder without fixing public transport first.”