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Utilise smart technologies and data


  • Respondents aged 35-64, males, residents living in PO3, PO6 and outside of Portsmouth and those with a disability are most likely to disagree with policy D (utilise smart technologies and data) (10%-13%)
  • People with a disability or long-term illness are most averse to policy D, 13% of them disagree with it
  • Being negative towards new technology is the biggest reason respondents disagree with policy D – they mention multiple parking apps, apps not always working, previous PCC schemes having failed (the black dots), and the lack of accessibility for some user groups
  • Just over a fifth disagree because of the cost of implementing and using such new systems, and because they feel it will be a waste of money whilst also not solving the problem

Who disagrees with policy D?

Base: (top to bottom) | Total sample: 1,324 | Age: 108, 152, 216, 286, 247, 91 | Sex: 563, 507 | Postcode: 114, 266, 131, 311, 159, 124, 58 | Disability: 230, 817

This chart shows the proportion of respondents who disagree with policy D (Utilise smart technologies and data):
9% of the total sample.
7% of those aged under 35, 11% of those aged 35-44, 10% of those aged 45-54, 10% of those aged 55-64, 7% of those aged 65-74, and 7% of those aged 75 and over.
10% of males and 6% of females.
5% of those in PO1, 9% of those in PO2, 11% of those in PO3, 9% of those in PO4, 9% of those in PO5, 11% of those in PO6, and 10% of those living externally to PO1-PO6.
13% of those with a disability and 7% of those without a disability.

Why do you disagree with policy D?

Base: Respondents who disagree with policy D (114)
wdt_ID Key themes Percentage (%)
1 Negative towards new technology e.g. parking apps, other technology has failed 25
2 Cost e.g. implementing new systems, using them, increased fines 21
3 Waste of money / won't fix the problem / won’t be used properly 21
4 Should be prioritising residents and residents' parking needs e.g. removing commercial vehicles and camper vans out of residential areas, marked out bays to maximise space 10
5 Interference / Big Brother 8
6 Making parking more convenient is counter-productive to green objectives 4
7 Generally negative about the council 4
8 Technology should be broader e.g. not just car parks but helping residents find spaces near their home 3
9 Too vague 3
10 Anti-motorist / restrictive 3
11 Other e.g. stop more HMOs, police use of disabled spaces, use schools for overnight parking 4
12 No relevant comment / no comment 15