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Interviews on the implementation of Superblock for the edited book "Global Reflections on COVID-19 Urban Inequalities"

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Interviews on the implementation of Superblock for the edited book “Global Reflections on COVID-19 Urban Inequalities”. Editors: Brian Doucet (University of Waterloo); Rianne van Melik (RU Nijmegen); Pierre Filion (University of Waterloo) Publisher: Policy Press
Interviews on the implementation of Superblock for the edited book “Global Reflections on
COVID-19 Urban Inequalities”.
Editors: Brian Doucet (University of Waterloo); Rianne van Melik (RU Nijmegen); Pierre Filion
(University of Waterloo)
Publisher: Policy Press
Survey date: 29-30/09/2020.
Interviewer: Federico Camerin.
Interviewees through online questionnaire: 30 people (statistical reference sample indicated by
“Poblenou Veïns i Veïnes Association”).
The survey comprises two sections.
The first section refers to interviewing 15 residents of the Poblenou’s Superblock Unit (Table 1)
and the second section to interviewing 15 non-residents (but living nearby the Poblenou’s
Superblock Unit) (Table 2). The interviewees’ personal information are classified (the
interviewer had no information on which stakeholder group they belong, their age, gender…)
in compliance with privacy (European law on privacy, the so-called General Data Protection
Regulation)
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Questions: 10 questions to residents and 10 questions to non-residents.
FIRST SECTION
Questions
Question 1: Are you happy with the renewal of the existing built environment? Y/N/Dk (Don’t
know)
Question 2: Did the implementation of Poblenou’s Superblock have a positive effect on health
issues during the Covid-19 pandemic? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 3: Did the implementation of Poblenou’s Superblock reduce your tendency to drive
and thereby encourage the use of bicycles and public transport? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 4: Did the implementation of Poblenou’s Superblock improve your mental and
physical health associated with lower levels of pollution and traffic? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 5: Did the implementation of Poblenou’s Superblock have a positive effect on social
issues during the Covid-19 pandemic? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 6: Did Poblenou’s Superblock increase the sense of community and the social
sustainability during the pandemic? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
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REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016
on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free
movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).
Retrieved from https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R0679
Question 7: Did the implementation of Poblenou’s Superblock have a positive effect on
economic issues during the Covid-19 pandemic? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 8: Did the implementation of Poblenou’s Superblock have an effect on price
increasing as direct result of the improvements introduced in the neighbourhood? Y/N/Dk
(Don’t know)
Question 9: Do you evaluate positively the implementation of Poblenou’s Superblock after four
year since its implementation? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 10: Would you suggest the application of Superblock to the whole Barcelona? Y/N/Dk
(Don’t know)
1. Table on questions to residents
Interviews
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
Q5
Q6
Q7
Q9
Q10
Resident 1
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 2
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 3
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 4
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 5
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 6
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 7
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 8
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 9
Dk
Dk
N
N
Dk
Dk
Dk
Dk
Dk
Resident 10
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 11
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 12
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 13
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 14
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Resident 15
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
SECOND SECTION
Questions
Question 1: Are you aware of the existence of Superblock? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 2: Do you think that living in a Superblock unit would have had a positive effect on
health, socio-economic and urban issues during the Covid-19 pandemic? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 3: Do you think the extension of Superblock in the whole Poblenou and Barcelona
would reduce your tendency to drive and thereby encourage the use of bicycles and public
transport? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 4: Do you think the extension of Superblock in the whole Poblenou and Barcelona
would have improved your mental and physical health associated with lower levels of pollution
and traffic during the Covid-19 pandemic? Y/N/Dk (Dont know)
Question 5: Do you think the extension of Superblock in the whole Poblenou and Barcelona
would have a positive effect on citizens’ quality of life during the Covid-19 pandemic? Y/N/Dk
(Don’t know)
Question 6: Do you think the extension of Superblock in the whole Poblenou and Barcelona
would have increased the sense of community and the social sustainability in Barcelona during
the Covid-19 pandemic? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 7: Do you think the extension of Superblock in the whole Poblenou and Barcelona
would have a positive effect on economic issues during the Covid-19 pandemic? Y/N/Dk (Don’t
know)
Question 8: Do you think the extension of Superblock in the whole Poblenou and Barcelona
would have an effect on price increasing as direct result of the improvements introduced in
the neighbourhood? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 9: Do you evaluate positively the implementation of Poblenou’s Superblock after four
year since its implementation? Y/N/Dk (Don’t know)
Question 10: Would you suggest the application of Superblock to the whole Barcelona? Y/N/Dk
(Don’t know)
2. Table on questions to non-residents (N-R)
Interviews
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
Q5
Q6
Q7
Q9
Q10
N-R 1
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 2
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 3
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 4
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 5
Y
Dk
N
N
Dk
Dk
Dk
Dk
Dk
N-R 6
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 7
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 8
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 9
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 10
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 11
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 12
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 13
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 14
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N-R 15
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
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