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Support the quality of life for residents, businesses and visitors through flexible and clear parking systems, using new technologies

Summary

  • Residents aged 45-54 are, most likely to disagree (11%), with objective 2 (support the quality of life for residents, businesses and visitors through flexible and clear parking systems, using new technologies)
  • Variation between other groups is smaller, however, those aged 35-44, residents living in PO4 and PO5 and people living outside of PO1-PO6 are more likely to disagree with objective 2
  • The main reason respondents disagree with objective 2 is fear that new technology and parking systems will cost a lot of money, both in terms of capital outlay and subsequent usage (27%)
  • The next most frequent reasons given for disagreeing are that there is not enough focus on the residents and their parking needs (18%), that the proposed solution won’t fix the problem (13%), and general negativity towards the council (11%)

Who disagrees with objective 2?

Base: (top to bottom) | Total sample: 2,086 | 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 objective 2 (Support the quality of life for residents, businesses and visitors through flexible and clear parking systems, using new technologies):
5% of the total sample.
2% of those aged under 34,
7% of those aged 35-44,
11% of those aged 45-54,
3% of those aged 55-64,
1% of those aged 65-74, and
1% of those aged 75 and over.
5% of males and
3% of females.
5% of those in PO1,
3% of those in PO2,
6% of those in PO3,
6% of those in PO4,
4% of those in PO5,
4% of those in PO6 and
9% of those living external to PO1-PO6.
4% of those with a disability and
4% of those without a disability.

Why do you disagree with draft objective 2?

Base: Respondents who disagree with objective 2 (102)
wdt_ID Key themes Percentage (%)
1 Cost e.g. implementing new systems, using them, increased fines 27
2 Should be prioritising residents and residents' parking needs 18
3 Won't fix the problem 13
4 Generally negative about the council 11
5 Not everyone able or willing to use new technologies 9
6 Anti-motorist / restrictive 9
7 Too vague / gimmicky 8
8 Restrict permits or charge more for extra ones / better enforcement of permits 7
9 Interference / Big Brother 5
10 Public transport insufficient / not suitable for all 5
11 Restrict commercial vehicles and campervans from parking on the island in residential areas 5
12 Too many people in the city e.g. too many HMOs, not enough parking put in on new developments 5
13 Other e.g. traffic lights causing congestion, football traffic, national government's responsibility, free parking at the seafront for residents, not required, inconvenience of new tech being installed 11
14 No relevant comment / no comment 9