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  • ‘Safety’ concerns (34%) are driving opposition with moving the existing cycle lane at Fratton Road roundabout to the front of the footway
  • ‘Cyclists not using existing paths’ (22%) and ‘the location already being too busy / congested’ (19%) are the next most popular reasons for opposing this proposal
  • Concerns about the ‘impact on congestion and cars’, ‘cyclists not using designated areas’ and ‘not seeing the need for improvements’ are popular reasons for respondents to oppose the proposal of improving the junction with Southern Railway Depot to make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians
  • 41% of respondents oppose adding a loading bay for large vehicles outside the Rifle Club as it will ‘narrow the road or cause congestion’
  • The proposal being ‘disruptive’ (21%) and ‘dangerous’ (19%) for cyclists are also popular reasons for opposing the proposal to add a loading bay outside the Rifle Club
  • ‘Concerns about safety’ (29%) and ‘cyclists not using pathways’ (27%) are the key reasons for opposing ‘improving the existing cycle lane on Goldsmith Avenue west of Pompey Centre roundabout with physical cycle segregation’

An asterisk (*) indicates a small base size, caution should be taken when interpreting the results

Why do you oppose moving the existing cycle lane at Fratton Road roundabout to the front of the footway?

Base: those opposing (64)

this table shows the key themes of why respondents oppose moving the existing cycle lane at Fratton Road roundabout to the front of the footway: 34% said they are concerned about safety, 22% said cyclists do not use the existing path, 19% said the location is already too congested, 14% said they do not see a reason to make the changes, 8% said the cycle lane should be segregated, 8% said it costs too much or that cyclists don’t contribute to road tax, 14% made other comments

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Why do you oppose improving the junction with Southern Railway Depot to make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians?

Base: those opposing (28*) | *caution small base

this table shows key themes of why respondents oppose improving the junction with Southern Railway Depot to make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians: 25% said it will impact on congestion and cars, 18% said cyclists do not use designated areas, 18% said they do not see need for improvements, 14% said they are concerned about safety, 7% said cyclists take up too much room, 7% said cyclists do not pay road tax, 14% made other comments

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Why do you oppose adding a loading bay for large vehicles outside the Rifle Club?

Base: those opposing (135)

this table shows key themes of why respondents oppose adding a loading bay for large vehicles outside the Rifle Club: 41% said it will narrow the road and cause congestion, 21% said it will be disruptive to cyclists, 19% said it will make the path more dangerous for cyclists, 11% want a different solution, 10% said it is unnecessary, 8% said it will be improperly used by other vehicles, 7% wanted to know why a loading bay is needed, 13% made other comments

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Why do you oppose improving the existing cycle lane on Goldsmith Avenue west of Pompey Centre roundabout with physical cycle segregation?

Base: those opposing (52)

this table shows key themes of why respondents oppose improving the existing cycle lane on Goldsmith Avenue west of Pompey Centre roundabout with physical cycle segregation: 29% said they are concerned about safety, 27% said cyclists do not use the pathways, 21% had a negative opinion of cyclists, 17% said there is not enough room or it is too narrow, 17% said it will negatively impact traffic, 13% said it is unnecessary, 8% said they oppose because of the cost, 6% said cyclists take up too much space on the road, 8% made other comments

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