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BY Mark Westwood | Thursday 11 August 2022

Wide-ranging survey online now and arriving through the letterbox of every household in the city from next week

Hull City Council has today (August 11) launched its biggest transport survey to date, giving everyone in the city the opportunity to have their say on Hull’s roads.

The city’s road network has undergone significant changes over recent years, and the council is keen to hear what impact these changes have had on residents, and give them a voice when it comes to shaping Hull’s roads and transport for the future.

From today, anyone who uses Hull’s roads can complete the survey at the following link: Hull City Council Traffic and Travel Resident Survey.

Every household in the city will also receive one paper survey through the door from Monday (August 15), to make sure everyone has the chance to have their say.

Survey cover

Questions in the survey include:

  • Are our roads getting more or less congested?
  • How do you feel about public transport in the city?
  • Have the new cycle lanes encouraged you to cycle more?
  • How well were you consulted about significant changes?
  • What has the council done right, and what needs to be better in future?

Councillor Mike Ross, Leader of Hull City Council, said: “We are determined to be a listening council that puts people’s views and needs at the heart of everything we do. This survey is another important step towards doing that.

“From speaking to residents, we know that congestion on our roads is a huge issue affecting everyone, which is why we want to hear everyone’s views.

“The feedback we receive will help us put the people’s priorities first as we build a transport network that works for all who use it.

“We’re making it easy for everyone to have their say by completing the survey online or looking out for the survey that will be landing on their doormats from next week.

“I urge everyone to take this opportunity to shape the future of Hull’s roads.”

To make the survey more accessible to all, the council will also be holding a number of engagement events where people can get help completing the survey and ask any questions they may have.

The first engagement events are being held next week. The full list of events is below…

Event Date and time Location
Play Day Wednesday 17 August, 11am – 3pm Pickering Park, Pickering Rd, HU4.
Community beach day Wednesday 17 August, 10am – 4pm Lambwath Playing Fields, Biggin Avenue, Bransholme, HU7.
Family fun day Monday 22 August, 12pm – 4pm Mayville Avenue, Chamberlain Road, HU8.
Pearson Park family event Wednesday 24 August, 11am – 3pm Pearson Park, HU5.
Freedom Festival Saturday 3 September 12pm – 6pm and Sunday 4 September 12pm – 4pm Humber Dock Street, HU1.
St John’s food bank Tuesday 13 September, 8.45am – 11am St John’s Church, Wawne Road, Bransholme, HU7.
Back to Ours Wednesday 14 September, 10am – 3pm North Point shopping centre, Bransholme, HU7.
Transport Survey Bus Friday 23 September, 9am – 7pm Tesco car park, Hall Road, HU6

The survey will be followed in the autumn by a transport summit, where key businesses and organisations from across the city will be invited to take part in strategic discussions on a range of topics relating to roads and transport.

The quickest and easiest way for to have your say is by completing the survey online.

Paper surveys will begin arriving through letterboxes from Monday and do not need to be requested. For additional copies, call 01482 300300 or visit any Hull City Council customer service centre.

The closing date for responses is Friday 30 September 2022.