Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q22. Now thinking about ownership of roads for new developments, which of the following best describes your jurisdiction’s policies?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Now thinking about ownership of roads for new developments, which of the following best describes your jurisdiction’s policies? Our policies generally encourage private roads for new development 1% 8% 4% 1% 6%
Our policies generally encourage public roads for new development 20% 20% 51% 27% 26%
Our policies on roads for new development are determined on a case-by-case basis 44% 48% 35% 50% 46%
Don't Know 35% 24% 9% 22% 22%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Now thinking about ownership of roads for new developments, which of the following best describes your jurisdiction’s policies? Our policies generally encourage private roads for new development 4% 7% 10% 5% 8% 6%
Our policies generally encourage public roads for new development 15% 27% 38% 44% 39% 26%
Our policies on roads for new development are determined on a case-by-case basis 49% 47% 44% 41% 32% 46%
Don't Know 32% 19% 7% 10% 20% 22%

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
Now thinking about ownership of roads for new developments, which of the following best describes your jurisdiction’s policies? Our policies generally encourage private roads for new development 3% 4% 9% 4% 4% 10% 6%
Our policies generally encourage public roads for new development 19% 14% 24% 21% 38% 38% 26%
Our policies on roads for new development are determined on a case-by-case basis 48% 56% 45% 47% 40% 42% 46%
Don't Know 30% 25% 22% 28% 18% 11% 22%