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Spring 2017Q34iNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of transportation (MDOT)

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2016Q11eWe are interested in views about the trade-off between services and taxes. Thinking about particular services your jurisdiction may currently offer, if your jurisdiction's citizens were facing significant service cuts, in your opinion, what would they choose? Would the majority of citizens be more likely to choose higher taxes to avoid those service cuts or would they choose cuts to public services to avoid higher taxes? Public transportation / transit

Major Tags: Services | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Service provision | Taxes | transportation | Transit | Tradeoffs
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Fall 2014q10bThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Increasing vehicle registration fees

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | transportation | Taxes and revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10cThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Increasing fees for overweight trucks

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | transportation | Taxes and revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10eThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Adding toll roads and/or lanes

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | transportation | Taxes and revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10fThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Introducing mileage fees (Vehicle Miles Traveled)

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | transportation | Taxes and revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10gThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Increasing drivers' license fees

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | transportation | Taxes and revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10hThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Increasing traffic violation fines, surcharges, and permit fees

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | transportation | Taxes and revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q15cLooking ahead, if the state legislature does not significantly increase funding for the maintenance, improvement, and construction of roads and/or bridges in your jurisdiction, do you think the majority of your citizens would support or oppose raising additional local revenue through the following sources (if they were allowed in Michigan)? Local/regional vehicle registration fee

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: Revenue | transportation | Roads
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Fall 2014q15dLooking ahead, if the state legislature does not significantly increase funding for the maintenance, improvement, and construction of roads and/or bridges in your jurisdiction, do you think the majority of your citizens would support or oppose raising additional local revenue through the following sources (if they were allowed in Michigan)? Local/regional fuel tax

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: Revenue | transportation | Roads
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Fall 2014q26aThinking beyond traditional road issues, which of the following, if any, have been implemented within your jurisdiction's geographic boundaries in the last five years: Added or expanded biking or walking trails

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Roads
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Fall 2014q26bThinking beyond traditional road issues, which of the following, if any, have been implemented within your jurisdiction's geographic boundaries in the last five years: Added or expanded dedicated bike lanes on streets

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Roads
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Fall 2014q26cThinking beyond traditional road issues, which of the following, if any, have been implemented within your jurisdiction's geographic boundaries in the last five years: Added or expanded ATV or snowmobile trails

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Roads
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Fall 2014q26dThinking beyond traditional road issues, which of the following, if any, have been implemented within your jurisdiction's geographic boundaries in the last five years: Added or widened sidewalks

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Roads
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Fall 2014q26eThinking beyond traditional road issues, which of the following, if any, have been implemented within your jurisdiction's geographic boundaries in the last five years: Reduced the number of vehicle lanes (a "road diet")

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Roads
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Fall 2014q27In 2010, "Complete Streets" legislation gave project planning and coordination responsibilities to local governments and the Michigan Department of transportation (MDOT) to develop "roadways planned, designed, and constructed to provide appropriate access to all legal users...whether by car, truck, transit, assistive device, foot or bicycle." How familiar are you with the Complete Streets initiative?

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | State policies | Complete streets
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Fall 2014q28Which of the following best describes your jurisdiction's approach to Complete Streets policies?

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall 2014q29aWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your jurisdiction: Quality of life

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall 2014q29bWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your jurisdiction: Cost-effectiveness of road spending

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall 2014q29cWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your jurisdiction: Economic development

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall 2014q29dWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your jurisdiction: Traffic congestion

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall 2014q29eWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your jurisdiction: Pedestrian and/or cyclist safety

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall 2014q29fWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your jurisdiction: Your jurisdiction's relationship with the Michigan Department of transportation (MDOT)

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development | State Government
Related Topics: Roads | Complete streets
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Fall 2014q30Overall, would you say that, in your role as a local official, you support or oppose pursuing Complete Streets policies in your jurisdiction?

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall 2014q31aThinking more broadly about transit options in your jurisdiction, which of the following, if any, are currently available to members of your community: Amtrak

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q31bThinking more broadly about transit options in your jurisdiction, which of the following, if any, are currently available to members of your community: Municipal, county-wide, or regional fixed-route bus service

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q31cThinking more broadly about transit options in your jurisdiction, which of the following, if any, are currently available to members of your community: Greyhound, Indian Trails, or other private bus service

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q31dThinking more broadly about transit options in your jurisdiction, which of the following, if any, are currently available to members of your community: Dial-a-ride/on-demand para-transit service

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q31eThinking more broadly about transit options in your jurisdiction, which of the following, if any, are currently available to members of your community: Taxi service

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q31fThinking more broadly about transit options in your jurisdiction, which of the following, if any, are currently available to members of your community: Van pool service

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q32aIn your opinion, how satisfied or dissatisfied would you say the following groups are regarding the transit options currently available in your jurisdiction: The elderly or disabled

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q32bIn your opinion, how satisfied or dissatisfied would you say the following groups are regarding the transit options currently available in your jurisdiction: Young people (35 years and younger)

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q32cIn your opinion, how satisfied or dissatisfied would you say the following groups are regarding the transit options currently available in your jurisdiction: Employers, employees, and job seekers

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q32dIn your opinion, how satisfied or dissatisfied would you say the following groups are regarding the transit options currently available in your jurisdiction: Visitors and tourists

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q32eIn your opinion, how satisfied or dissatisfied would you say the following groups are regarding the transit options currently available in your jurisdiction: The majority of your jurisdiction's Board/Council

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q32fIn your opinion, how satisfied or dissatisfied would you say the following groups are regarding the transit options currently available in your jurisdiction: You personally in your role as a local official

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q33aWhich of the following factors, if any, do you believe contribute to local dissatisfaction with the transit options currently available in your jurisdiction: Routes, frequency, coverage, etc.

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q33bWhich of the following factors, if any, do you believe contribute to local dissatisfaction with the transit options currently available in your jurisdiction: Cost

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q33cWhich of the following factors, if any, do you believe contribute to local dissatisfaction with the transit options currently available in your jurisdiction: Reliability

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q33dWhich of the following factors, if any, do you believe contribute to local dissatisfaction with the transit options currently available in your jurisdiction: Connectivity to other communities

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q34aWe're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging expansion of transit in jurisdictions across the state. To what degree would you say the following have been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Public demand

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q34bWe're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging expansion of transit in jurisdictions across the state. To what degree would you say the following have been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Operation and maintenance costs

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q34cWe're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging expansion of transit in jurisdictions across the state. To what degree would you say the following have been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Availability of state or federal funding

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q34dWe're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging expansion of transit in jurisdictions across the state. To what degree would you say the following have been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Availability of local funding

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q34eWe're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging expansion of transit in jurisdictions across the state. To what degree would you say the following have been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? The influence of persistent community leaders/organizers

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q34fWe're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging expansion of transit in jurisdictions across the state. To what degree would you say the following have been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Concern over traffic congestion

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q34gWe're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging expansion of transit in jurisdictions across the state. To what degree would you say the following have been encouraging or discouraging the development of transit within your jurisdiction? Your jurisdiction's relationship with neighboring jurisdictions (for interjurisdictional service)

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall 2014q35Some people think a well-functioning transit system is important to communities in a variety of ways, such as for economic development, environmental sustainability, residents' mobility, etc. Others do not. How important, if at all, do you think a well-functioning transit system is to the overall needs of your jurisdiction?

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: transportation | Transit
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Fall* 2014Q13In 2010, "Complete Streets" legislation gave project planning and coordination responsibilities to local governments and the Michigan Department of transportation (MDOT) to develop "roadways planned, designed, and constructed to provide appropriate access to all legal users...whether by car, truck, transit, assistive device, foot or bicycle." How familiar are you with the Complete Streets initiative? [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | State policies | Complete streets
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Fall* 2014Q14Which of the following best describes your county's approach to Complete Streets policies? [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall* 2014Q15aWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your county: Quality of life [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall* 2014Q15bWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your county: Cost-effectiveness of road spending [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall* 2014Q15cWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your county: Economic development [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall* 2014Q15dWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your county: Traffic congestion [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall* 2014Q15eWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your county: Pedestrian and/or cyclist safety [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Fall* 2014Q15fWhat overall impact, if any, do you believe Complete Streets policies have or would have on each of the following in your county: Your county road commission's/road department's relationship with the Michigan Department of transportation (MDOT) [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development | State Government
Related Topics: Roads | Complete streets
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Fall* 2014Q16Overall, would you say that, in your role as a county road commission/road department official, you support or oppose pursuing Complete Streets policies in your county? [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Roads | transportation | Complete streets
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Spring 2014Q36iNow thinking about how the state government relates to your jurisdiction in particular, how would you, in your role as a local official, rate the way the following state agencies or departments are performing their jobs overall? Department of transportation (MDOT)

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State government job performance | Job evaluation of state agencies
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Spring 2013Q43eSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Public transit accessibility.

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | Services
Related Topics: Development strategies | transportation | Transit | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45eRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Public transit accessibility.

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development | Services
Related Topics: Development strategies | transportation | Transit | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q48cWhich of the following, if any, do you believe are obstacles to entrepreneurship in your community: Lack of reliable public transportation.

Major Tags: Economic Development and Community Development
Related Topics: Development conditions | Entrepreneurship
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Spring 2012Q33eWe are interested in views about the trade-off between services and taxes. Thinking about particular services your jurisdiction may currently offer, if your jurisdiction's citizens were facing significant service cuts, in your opinion, what would they choose? Would the currently offer, if your jurisdiction's citizens were facing significant service cuts, in your opinion, what would they choose? Would the majority of citizens be more likely to choose higher taxes to avoid those service cuts or would they choose cuts to public services to avoid higher taxes: Public transportation/transit

Major Tags: Services | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Service provision | Taxes | transportation | Transit | Tradeoffs
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Fall 2010Q5bPlease identify the extent of your jurisdiction's collaboration with other jurisdictions for provision of the following types of services: transportation and/or transit

Major Tags: Intergovernmental Cooperation | Services
Related Topics: Service provision | transportation | Transit | Level of collaboration
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Fall 2010Q9bFor what types of services or activities is your jurisdiction studying and/or planning new or significantly expanded collaborative efforts: transportation / transit

Major Tags: Intergovernmental Cooperation | Services
Related Topics: Service provision | transportation | Transit
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Spring 2009Q20bIs your jurisdiction currently involved in any of the following types of intergovernmental or regional efforts: transportation/public transit

Major Tags: Intergovernmental Cooperation
Related Topics: transportation | Transit | Level of collaboration
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