Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q10i. 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 leasing road right-of-way and/or state property for cell phone towers, advertisements, etc. 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 leasing road right-of-way and/or state property for cell phone towers, advertisements, etc. for the state to raise more revenue. Strongly Support 17% 20% 19% 24% 20%
Somewhat Support 31% 35% 35% 34% 35%
Neither Support nor Oppose 24% 19% 20% 14% 18%
Somewhat Oppose 15% 9% 10% 7% 9%
Strongly Oppose 8% 10% 12% 12% 11%
Don't Know 5% 6% 4% 9% 6%

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 leasing road right-of-way and/or state property for cell phone towers, advertisements, etc. for the state to raise more revenue. Strongly Support 20% 21% 19% 21% 21% 20%
Somewhat Support 36% 35% 34% 35% 30% 35%
Neither Support nor Oppose 18% 19% 22% 17% 17% 18%
Somewhat Oppose 8% 8% 15% 14% 14% 9%
Strongly Oppose 12% 11% 5% 9% 12% 11%
Don't Know 7% 6% 6% 4% 6% 6%

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 leasing road right-of-way and/or state property for cell phone towers, advertisements, etc. for the state to raise more revenue. Strongly Support 26% 19% 21% 21% 18% 20% 20%
Somewhat Support 35% 36% 36% 33% 34% 36% 35%
Neither Support nor Oppose 18% 17% 21% 17% 18% 19% 18%
Somewhat Oppose 5% 11% 7% 9% 12% 10% 9%
Strongly Oppose 8% 13% 9% 12% 12% 9% 11%
Don't Know 8% 4% 5% 8% 8% 6% 6%