Upper Orwell Crossing Comment Residents Male 55-64 Cyclist

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Respondent ID:4906244063 (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:Male / 55-64
How did you hear about the consultation? Newspaper article

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
A14 and Ipswich congestion:Important
South East and South West connectivity:Important
Rat-run Route Options and Safety:Very 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:Very important
Visual appearance/design quality:Very important
Noise:Very important
Land use and/or property:Very important
Disruption during construction: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:Vehicle speed
Second biggest concern:Cyclist access
Third biggest concern:Pedestrian access

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:Traffic calming
Second most important:Reduced speed limits
Third most important:Pedestrian crossings

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:Cyclist
Main reason of travel:Recreation or leisure
Current travel experience:There is often 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:Cycle crossing of the Price Phillip Lock should not be subjected to regular closing (due to lock gate openings) otherwise this route will not be well used. Cycling facilities on either of the other crossings should be separated from vehicles and on both sides of the road so that cyclists do not have to cross back and forth across the road. Any cycle scheme should be a continuous flowing scheme to make it most attractive and fully encourage people to change to this mode of transport.
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