Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 Data Tables

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Q45i. Regardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective for economic development purposes in your jurisdiction are, or could be, green/open spaces, trails, and bike paths?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Regardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective for economic development purposes in your jurisdiction are, or could be, green/open spaces, trails, and bike paths? Very Effective 21% 17% 36% 31% 22%
Somewhat Effective 64% 41% 47% 43% 43%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 5% 12% 12% 12% 12%
Somewhat Ineffective 1% 4% 2% 0% 3%
Very Ineffective 3% 2% 1% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 0% 15% 1% 6% 11%
Don't Know 6% 10% 1% 7% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Regardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective for economic development purposes in your jurisdiction are, or could be, green/open spaces, trails, and bike paths? Very Effective 17% 19% 28% 38% 35% 22%
Somewhat Effective 36% 46% 54% 51% 50% 43%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 15% 12% 7% 4% 8% 12%
Somewhat Ineffective 4% 2% 2% 1% 1% 3%
Very Ineffective 2% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 15% 11% 2% 0% 0% 11%
Don't Know 10% 8% 5% 6% 4% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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
Regardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective for economic development purposes in your jurisdiction are, or could be, green/open spaces, trails, and bike paths? Very Effective 21% 26% 24% 12% 18% 30% 22%
Somewhat Effective 43% 40% 45% 42% 42% 48% 43%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 17% 8% 8% 17% 14% 9% 12%
Somewhat Ineffective 4% 2% 2% 3% 3% 2% 3%
Very Ineffective 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 5% 13% 12% 16% 11% 4% 11%
Don't Know 8% 9% 9% 7% 10% 6% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.