Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q13b. In the last two years, has your jurisdiction tried to raise local funding for roads and/or bridges through a special assessment(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 special assessment(s): No, have not pursued 83% 85% 82% 90% 85%
Yes, pursued but failed 0% 1% 3% 1% 2%
Yes, pursued and succeeded 4% 7% 10% 3% 6%
Yes, currently pursuing 0% 3% 6% 2% 4%
Don't Know 12% 4% 1% 4% 4%
*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 special assessment(s): No, have not pursued 90% 86% 82% 72% 73% 85%
Yes, pursued but failed 1% 1% 3% 1% 5% 2%
Yes, pursued and succeeded 3% 5% 10% 19% 14% 6%
Yes, currently pursuing 2% 4% 4% 9% 5% 4%
Don't Know 5% 4% 3% 1% 7% 4%
*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 special assessment(s): No, have not pursued 86% 88% 89% 83% 90% 77% 85%
Yes, pursued but failed 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 3% 2%
Yes, pursued and succeeded 4% 7% 3% 8% 4% 12% 6%
Yes, currently pursuing 2% 4% 1% 2% 2% 9% 4%
Don't Know 8% 3% 5% 6% 3% 1% 4%
*Respondents could select multiple response options from the list above. Therefore column totals are not intended to sum to 100% for this question.