Search
Generic filters

Summary

  • Almost three quarters of all respondents, and over half of Francis Avenue residents*, who agree with closing Francis Avenue at this junction feel it will be better for people to walk and cycle as they won’t have to cross another junction
  • Nearly a quarter of Francis Avenue residents feel this will allow for safer driving at the junction (23%), and 15% feel it will make the junction area easier and simpler to navigate

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

Why do you agree with closing Francis Avenue at this junction?

Base: Respondents who agree – total sample (272) | Francis Avenue residents (13*) *Caution small base

This chart shows why respondents agree with closing Francis Avenue at this junction:
73% of total respondents and 54% of Francis Avenue residents feel it will be better for people to walk and cycle along Goldsmith Avenue as they won’t have to cross another junction
10% of total respondents and 23% of Francis Avenue residents feel it will lead to safer driving at the junction
7% of total respondents and 15% of Francis Avenue residents feel it will make the junction area easier and simpler
6% of total respondents and 8% of Francis Avenue residents feel there will be a better layout for parking
4% of total respondents and 15% of Francis Avenue residents agree for other reasons

Responses for 'other'

This table shows other reasons respondents agree with closing Francis Avenue at this junction:
Two junctions are unnecessary here
Agree, but concerns about traffic build-up/flow

wdt_ID Key themes
1 Two junctions are unnecessary here
2 Agree, but concerns about traffic build-up/flow

 

Key quotes from Francis Avenue residents

Currently confusion over who has right of way, so this will be clearer and safer for both drivers and pedestrians.”

“It could reduce some traffic and make a safer crossing.”

“Two junctions not necessary.”