Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q34g. 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 your jurisdiction's relationship with neighboring jurisdictions (for inter-jurisdictional service) 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 your jurisdiction's relationship with neighboring jurisdictions (for inter-jurisdictional service) has been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Significantly Encouraging 8% 5% 9% 5% 5%
Somewhat Encouraging 19% 15% 21% 12% 16%
Neither Encouraging nor Discouraging 36% 40% 45% 39% 40%
Somewhat Discouraging 15% 4% 3% 5% 5%
Significantly Discouraging 4% 2% 2% 5% 2%
Not Applicable 2% 20% 8% 18% 17%
Don't Know 15% 14% 12% 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 your jurisdiction's relationship with neighboring jurisdictions (for inter-jurisdictional service) has been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Significantly Encouraging 5% 5% 8% 6% 6% 5%
Somewhat Encouraging 11% 16% 18% 20% 33% 16%
Neither Encouraging nor Discouraging 38% 40% 45% 45% 40% 40%
Somewhat Discouraging 3% 4% 4% 12% 7% 5%
Significantly Discouraging 2% 2% 5% 1% 5% 2%
Not Applicable 27% 15% 7% 7% 1% 17%
Don't Know 15% 17% 13% 9% 8% 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 your jurisdiction's relationship with neighboring jurisdictions (for inter-jurisdictional service) has been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Significantly Encouraging 8% 6% 3% 5% 4% 8% 5%
Somewhat Encouraging 16% 15% 13% 12% 18% 21% 16%
Neither Encouraging nor Discouraging 36% 40% 44% 39% 37% 43% 40%
Somewhat Discouraging 3% 5% 5% 4% 7% 4% 5%
Significantly Discouraging 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% 2% 2%
Not Applicable 25% 16% 19% 18% 18% 11% 17%
Don't Know 11% 17% 13% 19% 14% 12% 14%