Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2014 Data Tables

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Q10e. There are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose adding toll roads and/or lanes for the state to raise more revenue.

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose adding toll roads and/or lanes for the state to raise more revenue. Strongly Support 6% 9% 16% 16% 11%
Somewhat Support 20% 16% 20% 17% 17%
Neither Support nor Oppose 14% 19% 20% 21% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 22% 14% 12% 12% 13%
Strongly Oppose 31% 35% 27% 25% 32%
Don't Know 7% 8% 5% 8% 7%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose adding toll roads and/or lanes for the state to raise more revenue. Strongly Support 10% 10% 17% 19% 11% 11%
Somewhat Support 17% 15% 18% 18% 23% 17%
Neither Support nor Oppose 19% 20% 15% 18% 15% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 13% 13% 14% 14% 14% 13%
Strongly Oppose 32% 34% 33% 25% 30% 32%
Don't Know 9% 7% 3% 6% 7% 7%

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose adding toll roads and/or lanes for the state to raise more revenue. Strongly Support 8% 11% 9% 11% 11% 16% 11%
Somewhat Support 14% 18% 14% 18% 18% 19% 17%
Neither Support nor Oppose 24% 13% 21% 18% 21% 19% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 15% 13% 13% 15% 12% 13% 13%
Strongly Oppose 29% 38% 33% 32% 33% 27% 32%
Don't Know 10% 7% 9% 6% 5% 7% 7%