Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q2e. We know there are regular assessments of many public roads using formal scoring methods, however we are interested in your personal evaluation of the overall condition of roads and bridges within your jurisdiction’s geographic boundaries. In your opinion, how would you rate the overall current condition within your jurisdiction of roads, in general, within your geographic boundaries?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In your opinion, how would you rate the overall current condition within your jurisdiction of roads, in general, within your geographic boundaries? Good 13% 18% 16% 28% 19%
Fair 64% 57% 59% 50% 57%
Poor 21% 25% 25% 20% 24%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Don't Know 1% 0% 0% 1% 0%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In your opinion, how would you rate the overall current condition within your jurisdiction of roads, in general, within your geographic boundaries? Good 23% 17% 18% 8% 12% 19%
Fair 51% 60% 57% 66% 51% 57%
Poor 25% 22% 24% 26% 35% 24%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Don't Know 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0%

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 your opinion, how would you rate the overall current condition within your jurisdiction of roads, in general, within your geographic boundaries? Good 11% 28% 16% 25% 15% 13% 19%
Fair 60% 49% 59% 57% 55% 59% 57%
Poor 28% 22% 24% 18% 29% 28% 24%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%