Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q34f. 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 concern over traffic congestion 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 concern over traffic congestion has been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Significantly Encouraging 5% 1% 3% 1% 1%
Somewhat Encouraging 9% 8% 12% 7% 8%
Neither Encouraging nor Discouraging 57% 42% 53% 42% 44%
Somewhat Discouraging 4% 5% 8% 4% 5%
Significantly Discouraging 3% 3% 1% 2% 3%
Not Applicable 9% 28% 10% 27% 24%
Don't Know 14% 13% 13% 17% 14%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what degree would you say concern over traffic congestion has been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Significantly Encouraging 1% 1% 1% 2% 4% 1%
Somewhat Encouraging 5% 9% 4% 17% 20% 8%
Neither Encouraging nor Discouraging 40% 43% 58% 50% 51% 44%
Somewhat Discouraging 3% 5% 5% 10% 7% 5%
Significantly Discouraging 1% 3% 5% 2% 3% 3%
Not Applicable 37% 22% 11% 6% 6% 24%
Don't Know 13% 16% 15% 13% 9% 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 concern over traffic congestion has been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Significantly Encouraging 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1%
Somewhat Encouraging 6% 9% 6% 4% 10% 14% 8%
Neither Encouraging nor Discouraging 41% 47% 43% 46% 45% 43% 44%
Somewhat Discouraging 2% 3% 8% 4% 4% 8% 5%
Significantly Discouraging 1% 2% 2% 3% 3% 3% 3%
Not Applicable 39% 24% 25% 25% 24% 15% 24%
Don't Know 9% 13% 15% 17% 15% 14% 14%