Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q34d. We’re interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging expansion of transit in jurisdictions across the state. To what degree would you say availability of local funding has been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what degree would you say availability of local funding has been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Significantly Encouraging 6% 2% 6% 1% 3%
Somewhat Encouraging 15% 8% 13% 7% 9%
Neither Encouraging nor Discouraging 7% 24% 14% 22% 21%
Somewhat Discouraging 30% 18% 26% 16% 20%
Significantly Discouraging 22% 17% 27% 21% 20%
Not Applicable 3% 17% 5% 16% 14%
Don't Know 17% 14% 9% 18% 14%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what degree would you say availability of local funding has been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Significantly Encouraging 2% 3% 2% 5% 5% 3%
Somewhat Encouraging 7% 9% 10% 12% 14% 9%
Neither Encouraging nor Discouraging 23% 22% 23% 17% 13% 21%
Somewhat Discouraging 14% 20% 30% 26% 27% 20%
Significantly Discouraging 18% 17% 17% 27% 34% 20%
Not Applicable 21% 13% 7% 2% 1% 14%
Don't Know 15% 16% 12% 12% 6% 14%

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
To what degree would you say availability of local funding has been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Significantly Encouraging 1% 1% 1% 4% 3% 4% 3%
Somewhat Encouraging 9% 11% 9% 6% 9% 9% 9%
Neither Encouraging nor Discouraging 19% 25% 21% 22% 21% 18% 21%
Somewhat Discouraging 20% 19% 17% 19% 22% 22% 20%
Significantly Discouraging 24% 17% 22% 15% 16% 26% 20%
Not Applicable 16% 11% 16% 17% 14% 11% 14%
Don't Know 11% 16% 14% 17% 15% 11% 14%