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  • Respondents most commonly oppose a new crossing over Northern Road as they feel it is unnecessary (65%) and that crossings add to further congestion in the area (48%)
  • The most common reason for opposing ’new bus priority will safely give buses right of way’ is that it is not needed (60%). Many respondents feel that buses already have priority in the area so more is not needed. There were a few suggestion to only give priority at peak times (8%)
  • Respondents most oppose the proposition to add a new island to guide traffic safely through the round about as they feel it will add to congestion or cause accidents (48%). Just over a third of respondents (35%) commented that it would not work or was unnecessary
  • Reasons for opposing the proposition of increasing space for walking and cycling was that cyclists and pedestrians already have enough room (54%), that they should use alternative routes (31%) and that the roundabout is not used by enough pedestrians and cyclists to justify the change (20%)

Why do you oppose 'safer access and a new crossing for pedestrians over Northern Road' at Portsbridge roundabout?

This table shows that 65% of respondents say that a new crossing on Northern Road is unnecessary and 48% say that another crossing will add to congestion times.

Base: those opposing (132)

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Why do you oppose ‘new bus priority will safely give buses right of way, improving bus journey times at Portsbridge roundabout?

This table shows that 60% of respondents oppose a new bus priority because they say it is not needed.

Base: those opposing (154)

wdt_ID Responses (showing key themes) %

Why do you oppose 'new islands to guide traffic safely through the roundabout' at Portsbridge roundabout?

This table shows that of those who oppose to new islands to guide traffic, 48% say it will cause more congestion and 35% say it is unnecessary.

Base: those opposing (109)

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Why do you oppose 'increased space for walking and cycling with path widening and new cycle lanes introduced' at Portsbridge roundabout?

This table shows that of those who oppose increased space for walking and cycling, 54% say it is unnecessary.

Base: those opposing (106)

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