Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q3a. Thinking about the condition of roads and bridges within your community overall, to what degree would you say their current condition has a positive or negative impact, if any, on your jurisdiction’s economic development?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the condition of roads and bridges within your community overall, to what degree would you say their current condition has a positive or negative impact, if any, on your jurisdiction’s economic development? No Impact 4% 15% 7% 12% 13%
Very Positive Impact 8% 8% 13% 13% 10%
Somewhat Positive Impact 9% 16% 23% 21% 17%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 32% 25% 23% 22% 25%
Somewhat Negative Impact 35% 22% 24% 14% 22%
Very Negative Impact 10% 5% 10% 5% 6%
Not Applicable 0% 5% 0% 4% 4%
Don't Know 3% 5% 1% 9% 5%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Thinking about the condition of roads and bridges within your community overall, to what degree would you say their current condition has a positive or negative impact, if any, on your jurisdiction’s economic development? No Impact 17% 13% 9% 5% 4% 13%
Very Positive Impact 10% 10% 7% 10% 7% 10%
Somewhat Positive Impact 16% 20% 19% 18% 8% 17%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 24% 24% 30% 24% 27% 25%
Somewhat Negative Impact 17% 23% 23% 28% 30% 22%
Very Negative Impact 4% 3% 7% 13% 19% 6%
Not Applicable 6% 3% 3% 0% 0% 4%
Don't Know 6% 5% 2% 2% 4% 5%

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
Thinking about the condition of roads and bridges within your community overall, to what degree would you say their current condition has a positive or negative impact, if any, on your jurisdiction’s economic development? No Impact 14% 11% 14% 14% 13% 12% 13%
Very Positive Impact 5% 13% 9% 12% 7% 9% 10%
Somewhat Positive Impact 17% 17% 19% 19% 16% 16% 17%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 23% 27% 25% 29% 22% 22% 25%
Somewhat Negative Impact 31% 17% 21% 13% 28% 24% 22%
Very Negative Impact 5% 6% 3% 3% 6% 11% 6%
Not Applicable 2% 4% 4% 5% 2% 4% 4%
Don't Know 4% 5% 6% 5% 5% 2% 5%