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Summary

  • Around three quarters of respondents (and Francis Avenue residents*) agree with the speed cushions as they feel this will make the road slower
  • Just over half of respondents (and a quarter of Francis Avenue residents) feel this will be better for people to walk or cycle
  • Other reasons respondents agree with this proposal include forcing people to obey the speed limit, making the road safer, and discouraging dangerous driving
  • A small proportion of respondents feel more traffic calming measures could be put in place

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

Why do you agree with adding two sets of speed cushions on Francis Avenue?

Base: Respondents who agree – total sample (282) | Francis Avenue residents (16*) *Caution small base

This chart shows why respondents agree with adding two sets of speed cushions on Francis Avenue:
78% of total respondents and 75% of Francis Avenue residents feel it will make the road slower
52% of total respondents and 25% of Francis Avenue residents feel it will be better for people to walk and cycle
12% of total respondents and 25% of Francis Avenue residents agree for other reasons

This table shows other reasons respondents agree with adding two sets of speed cushions on Francis Avenue:
5% feel it will force people to obey the speed limit
4% feel the road will be safer
1% feel it might discourage dangerous driving or rat runs
1% feel more traffic calming measures could be put in place
2% agree for other reasons

wdt_ID Responses for 'other' Percentage (%)
1 Will force people to obey the speed limit 5
2 The road will be safer 4
3 Might discourage dangerous driving/ rat runs 1
4 More traffic calming measures could be put in place 1
6 Other 2

 

Key quotes from Francis Avenue residents

“Might cause some through traffic to avoid the area altogether!”

“Stop people speeding down there.”