Upper Orwell Crossing Comment Residents Female 35-44 Car driver

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Respondent ID:4905557504 (Collector: 87370504)
Date of feedback:11/08/2016 - 11/08/2016
A resident:Yes
A worker:Yes
A business owner:No
A land owner:No
Organisation:No - Individual.
Gender and Age Group:Female / 35-44
How did you hear about the consultation? Social Media (Facebook/Twitter)

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:Not important
Ipswich Waterfront Investment:Not important
Regeneration:Not important
A14 and Ipswich congestion:Very important
South East and South West connectivity:Not important
Rat-run Route Options and Safety:Not 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:Not important
Visual appearance/design quality:Important
Land use and/or property:No feeling either way
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:Access to local services

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:Junction changes
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:Several times a week
Method of Transport:Car driver
Main reason of travel:Commuting
Current travel experience:There is always 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:Waste of time and money. Ipswich is a nightmare for driving this will make it far worse. Spend the money on a northern bypass which will be much more efficient at reducing conjestion. All of your questions are geared to give some kind of response in favour to what you want to do. The questions are biased and unfair. Increasing parking charges will only make people look elsewhere to shop as charges are already too high. What's the point in spending more money on the dock when you can't even afford to remove the monstrosity of the empty unfinished tower block that can be seen for miles around. You have all of the wrong priorities. It's like "what can we waste money on next"
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