Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q3b. 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 government’s fiscal health?

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 government’s fiscal health? No Impact 15% 13% 3% 11% 12%
Very Positive Impact 1% 11% 11% 11% 10%
Somewhat Positive Impact 11% 16% 22% 26% 18%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 30% 24% 15% 17% 22%
Somewhat Negative Impact 32% 19% 25% 20% 21%
Very Negative Impact 4% 7% 20% 9% 9%
Not Applicable 4% 5% 2% 2% 4%
Don't Know 3% 4% 2% 4% 3%

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 government’s fiscal health? No Impact 14% 11% 9% 11% 8% 12%
Very Positive Impact 11% 12% 10% 7% 5% 10%
Somewhat Positive Impact 18% 20% 17% 17% 13% 18%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 22% 23% 24% 18% 16% 22%
Somewhat Negative Impact 18% 20% 21% 28% 34% 21%
Very Negative Impact 8% 7% 10% 16% 18% 9%
Not Applicable 5% 3% 6% 2% 2% 4%
Don't Know 4% 4% 3% 1% 4% 3%

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 government’s fiscal health? No Impact 10% 12% 14% 13% 10% 10% 12%
Very Positive Impact 7% 12% 8% 13% 10% 11% 10%
Somewhat Positive Impact 14% 18% 20% 22% 17% 18% 18%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 17% 25% 23% 21% 25% 19% 22%
Somewhat Negative Impact 32% 18% 20% 16% 22% 22% 21%
Very Negative Impact 14% 5% 9% 7% 11% 13% 9%
Not Applicable 3% 7% 4% 3% 2% 5% 4%
Don't Know 3% 5% 3% 5% 3% 2% 3%