- The largest proportion of respondents feel that safety issues prevent them from cycling more frequently (66%).
- A majority of respondents also report issues with unconnected cycle paths (58%), difficult junctions (56%) and a lack of secure cycle parking (54%).
- For the vast majority of respondents the costs of purchasing and maintaining a bicycle does not prevent them from cycling more frequently (95%).
Cycling in Portsmouth: Barriers to cycling
Do any of the issues below prevent you from cycling more frequently?
The following chart shows the issues that either prevent or do not prevent respondents from cycling more frequently. Safety issues are the most common barriers to cycling (66%) whilst the costs of purchasing and maintaining a bicycle is the least common barrier (5%).