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Develop an attractive package of sustainable travel options

Summary

  • Disagreement is at a higher level across all subgroups except for the under 35’s, with at least 10% of respondents expressing dissatisfaction with policy G (develop an attractive package of sustainable travel options)
  • Respondents aged 35-44 and those living in PO6 are the most averse to policy G
  • The main reason given for disagreeing with policy G is a dislike of e-scooters, e-bikes and bikes; a quarter of those disagreeing consider them to be dangerous and would either like them to be banned completely (e-scooters) or safer usage enforced
  • A fifth of respondents feel that public transport is not good enough for this to work and that sustainable transport options are not suitable for every situation

Who disagrees with policy G?

Base: (top to bottom) | Total sample: 1,250 | 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 G (Develop an attractive package of sustainable travel options):
16% of the total sample.
7% of those aged under 35, 22% of those aged 35-44, 18% of those aged 45-54, 16% of those aged 55-64, 11% of those aged 65-74, and 13% of those aged 75 and over.
19% of males and 10% of females.
17% of those in PO1, 17% of those in PO2, 18% of those in PO3, 15% of those in PO4, 12% of those in PO5, 22% of those in PO6, and 19% of those living externally to PO1-PO6.
17% of those with a disability and 14% of those without a disability.

Why do you disagree with policy G?

Base: Respondents who disagree with policy G (204)
wdt_ID Key themes Percentage (%)
1 E-scooters, e-bikes and bikes are dangerous / should be banned / safe usage enforced 25
2 Public transport insufficient/ sustainable transport options not suitable in all situations 20
3 Won't work / unrealistic / no substance 14
4 Anti-motorist / restrictive 12
5 Expensive / waste of money 11
6 Ableist / ageist approach 11
7 Shared spaces and changing road layouts causing a lot of the congestion / roads too narrow 9
8 Enough cycle lanes / shared spaces on the roads already / e-scooters are only a trial 8
9 Cyclists don't use the cycle lanes there are 5
10 Sustainable travel (e.g. e-scooters) doesn't reduce car ownership 4
11 Free and available residential parking is what's needed 3
12 Other e.g. bring back the travel token that could be used on different modes including taxis, improve existing services (e.g. taxis, buses), ensure clear access to port for IOW through traffic, reduce bike theft 11
13 No relevant comment / no comment 16