Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q13a. In the last two years, has your jurisdiction tried to raise local funding for roads and/or bridges through a new or renewed road millage(s)?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In the last two years, has your jurisdiction tried to raise local funding for roads and/or bridges through either new or renewed road millage(s): No, have not pursued 59% 64% 74% 81% 68%
Yes, pursued but failed 2% 5% 3% 2% 4%
Yes, pursued and succeeded 27% 25% 17% 10% 22%
Yes, currently pursuing 6% 5% 6% 3% 5%
Don't Know 6% 2% 0% 5% 2%
*Respondents could select multiple response options from the list above. Therefore column totals are not intended to sum to 100% for this question.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In the last two years, has your jurisdiction tried to raise local funding for roads and/or bridges through either new or renewed road millage(s): No, have not pursued 65% 68% 73% 72% 70% 68%
Yes, pursued but failed 3% 6% 6% 2% 1% 4%
Yes, pursued and succeeded 27% 20% 13% 17% 18% 22%
Yes, currently pursuing 3% 5% 8% 8% 8% 5%
Don't Know 2% 2% 1% 1% 3% 2%
*Respondents could select multiple response options from the list above. Therefore column totals are not intended to sum to 100% for this question.

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
In the last two years, has your jurisdiction tried to raise local funding for roads and/or bridges through either new or renewed road millage(s): No, have not pursued 58% 63% 70% 61% 80% 71% 68%
Yes, pursued but failed 1% 3% 6% 6% 5% 3% 4%
Yes, pursued and succeeded 32% 27% 19% 27% 9% 18% 22%
Yes, currently pursuing 4% 6% 3% 5% 4% 8% 5%
Don't Know 5% 1% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2%
*Respondents could select multiple response options from the list above. Therefore column totals are not intended to sum to 100% for this question.