Upper Orwell Crossing Comment Residents Female 45-54 Pedestrian

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Respondent ID:4905126431 (Collector: 87370504)
Date of feedback:11/08/2016 - 11/08/2016
A resident:Yes
A worker:No
A business owner:No
A land owner:No
Organisation:No - Individual.
Gender and Age Group:Female / 45-54
How did you hear about the consultation?Community update

How important do you think the following benefits of the crossings are for Suffolk?

  1. The redevelopment of the island as an area for high tech investment and enterprise
  2. Continued investment in the Waterfront, Marina and the Port
  3. The regeneration of the southern section of the town including business investment, housing development and community services
  4. Less congestion in Ipswich and on the A14 and improved journey times
  5. Increased connectivity between the southeast and southwest of Ipswich
  6. More route options and improving safety for walking and cycling
Island Site:Important
Ipswich Waterfront Investment:Important
Regeneration:Not important
A14 and Ipswich congestion:Important
South East and South West connectivity:Not important
Rat-run Route Options and Safety:Important

Which of the following impacts are important in determining your support for the crossings?

Ipswich Ltd note: We notice no option for air pollution

Ecological:Important
Visual appearance/design quality:No feeling either way
Noise:Important
Land use and/or property:Very important
Disruption during construction:Very important
Other (please specify):

The crossings would deliver reductions in traffic on many local roads; however it is likely that some local roads surrounding the crossings would experience an increase in traffic. In priority order, please choose the three issues that would concern you the most if traffic increased on your road.

Biggest concern:Congestion
Second biggest concern:Safely crossing the road
Third biggest concern:Vehicle speed

Now choose the three traffic management measures you think we should consider to manage the potential impacts of traffic increases if they were to occur on your road.

Most important:Physical measures to prevent through traffic
Second most important:Traffic calming
Third most important:Night time ban for HGVs

East to West travel

  • How often do you currently travel between the east and west of Ipswich?
  • How do you most commonly currently travel between the east and west of Ipswich?
  • What is the main reason you currently travel between the east and west of Ipswich?
  • Which of the following statements best describe your current travel between the east and west of Ipswich?
  • Would you like to be added to our consultation database to be updated about the project and future opportunities to have your say?
How often East-West travel:Weekly
Method of Transport:Pedestrian
Main reason of travel:Recreation or leisure
Current travel experience:There is some congestion or delays
Keep me updated:Yes / Agree to continue with survey

Do you have any further comments or concerns about the location and/or operation of the crossings?

Comments:My main concern about the proposal is not the crossing itself, but the impact it will have on the surrounding residential area. The proposed routes have park entrances, schools and shops all used by parents and children. Without any clear plans for mitigating the dangers that the proposed routes would bring to these people I would strongly object and campaign against these plans.
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