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Riding on qathet streets unsafe, most poll respondents say

Just over 60 per cent respond that they don't feel safe cycling on roads in the region

The Peak polled 504 readers and asked the question: Do you feel safe riding a bike on City of Powell River streets and in other qathet Regional District areas?

The poll ran from 2/9/2024 to 3/21/2024. Of the 504 votes, we can determine that 319 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:

Yes 38.56% local, 39.29% total    
No 61.44% local, 60.71% total    
  Local   Total

Results are based on an online study of readers who are located in the qathet region. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 4.28%, 19 times out of 20.

Peak uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.

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