Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q3f. 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 citizen satisfaction with your jurisdiction’s government?

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 citizen satisfaction with your jurisdiction’s government? No Impact 3% 4% 2% 2% 3%
Very Positive Impact 4% 20% 21% 24% 20%
Somewhat Positive Impact 18% 20% 20% 25% 21%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 28% 21% 16% 23% 21%
Somewhat Negative Impact 27% 19% 23% 11% 19%
Very Negative Impact 13% 11% 17% 8% 12%
Not Applicable 3% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Don't Know 5% 4% 1% 5% 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 citizen satisfaction with your jurisdiction’s government? No Impact 3% 3% 3% 3% 2% 3%
Very Positive Impact 22% 20% 19% 16% 13% 20%
Somewhat Positive Impact 22% 22% 26% 12% 8% 21%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 21% 23% 16% 20% 15% 21%
Somewhat Negative Impact 18% 16% 19% 29% 34% 19%
Very Negative Impact 9% 12% 14% 18% 22% 12%
Not Applicable 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1%
Don't Know 4% 3% 4% 2% 5% 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 citizen satisfaction with your jurisdiction’s government? No Impact 3% 4% 5% 3% 2% 1% 3%
Very Positive Impact 12% 20% 17% 26% 22% 21% 20%
Somewhat Positive Impact 20% 22% 20% 27% 15% 18% 21%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 19% 26% 20% 19% 24% 18% 21%
Somewhat Negative Impact 25% 15% 21% 13% 20% 24% 19%
Very Negative Impact 16% 8% 11% 9% 13% 15% 12%
Not Applicable 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know 5% 3% 5% 2% 3% 3% 3%