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Summary

  • Respondents who disagree with traffic calming on Talbot Road mostly feel this will not make any difference (43%; 75% of impacted residents*)
  • Respondents also feel they will be noisy (24%), are unnecessary or a waste of money (15%), or are concerned they will be damaging to cars (14%)
  • Other reasons respondents disagree with the speed humps include concerns that they will cause more pollution due to acceleration between the humps (9%), feeling that they are inconvenient or uncomfortable (7%), or feeling that they are dangerous (7%)

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

Why do you disagree with the traffic calming on Talbot Road?

Base: Respondents who disagree – total sample (86) | Residents of Bramble, Shanklin, Ventnor, and Talbot Roads (4*) *Caution small base

This chart shows why respondents disagree with the traffic calming on Talbot Road:
43% of total respondents and 75% of impacted residents feel it won’t make any difference
24% of total respondents feel it will be noisy
15% of total respondents and 25% of impacted residents feel it is unnecessary or a waste of money
14% of total respondents feel it will be damaging to cars
3% of total respondents do not want it outside their house
31% of total respondents disagree for other reasons

This table shows why respondents disagree with the traffic calming on Talbot Road:
9% feel it will cause more pollution
7% feel they are inconvenient/ uncomfortable
7% feel they would be dangerous
5% think other traffic calming measures would be better, such as chicanes
3% feel it will cause more traffic
6% disagree for other reasons

wdt_ID Responses for 'other' Percentage (%)
1 Will cause more pollution 9
2 Inconvenient/ uncomfortable 7
3 Dangerous 7
4 Other traffic calming would be better (e.g. chicanes) 5
5 Cause more traffic 3
6 Other 6

 

Key quote from impacted resident

“Not sure it is needed if made one way.”