Yet Another Cycling Forum

General Category => On The Road => Topic started by: Wobbly John on February 09, 2021, 05:50:01 pm

Title: Rural transport consultation
Post by: Wobbly John on February 09, 2021, 05:50:01 pm
The Gubbinments 'Call for evidence for the Rural Strategy for the future of Transport' is in operation for the next week, if any of you have an interest in filling in a poorly thought out survey that is going to be a nightmare to produce realistic statistics from...

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/future-of-transport-rural-strategy-call-for-evidence/future-of-transport-rural-strategy-call-for-evidence
Title: Re: Rural transport consultation
Post by: TimC on February 09, 2021, 07:33:39 pm
God, that survey is horribly badly written!
Title: Re: Rural transport consultation
Post by: quixoticgeek on February 13, 2021, 03:04:46 pm
God, that survey is horribly badly written!

fucking hell that's awful. I ended up giving up. wtf.

J
Title: Re: Rural transport consultation
Post by: phantasmagoriana on February 13, 2021, 03:18:01 pm
God, that survey is horribly badly written!

fucking hell that's awful. I ended up giving up. wtf.

J

It really is bad. I persisted in the hope that there would be an "any other comments"-type box at the end. There was, fortunately, so I told them what I thought of their survey. ::-)
Title: Re: Rural transport consultation
Post by: Flite on February 13, 2021, 08:05:40 pm
I persevered, but basically ignored the questions and just gave my opinions
Title: Re: Rural transport consultation
Post by: Wobbly John on February 13, 2021, 08:08:02 pm
There were a few "I haven't a clue what you are trying to ask" replies on mine.  :facepalm:
Title: Re: Rural transport consultation
Post by: TimC on February 13, 2021, 08:15:52 pm
Yes, I finished it, but they got quite a few bollockings for being unclear, and far too wordy and urban-centric on the way. Not sure they'll like my answers very much.
Title: Re: Rural transport consultation
Post by: arabella on February 16, 2021, 03:23:19 pm
I got distracted, perhaps I should have another go.

thoughts:

2nd home owners aren't likely to be tempted by increased bus availability

would preventing people parking in towns (aka obligatory park'n'ride) make a difference - bus village to town vs drive to p'n'r and then bus to town?

it's a hard decline to reverse