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Local leaders give high marks to road commissions

May 29, 2015
By Greta Guest, Michigan NewsMost local government leaders have good things to say about their road commissions that maintain county primary and township local roads upon which so many Michigan residents rely.The Michigan Public Policy Survey at the...
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Few local leaders satisfied with public transit options

Apr 29, 2015
By Greta Guest, Michigan NewsA minority of Michigan's local leaders say they're satisfied with public transit options in their communities, but a lack of funding and other issues present roadblocks to improvements, a University of Michigan survey...
Student Working Papers

Michigan Road Funding (Toll Booth/Road)

April 1, 2017
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Austin Leist
An increase in toll road/booth political legislation would be advantageous for the repair, construction, and improvement of the Michigan road system. After review of a multitude of CLOSUP surveys, academic articles, and media outlets, poor road...
Student Working Papers

Learning from Prop 1: Healing Michigan’s Roads

April 1, 2017
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Matthew Lawford
Michigan’s roads are an expensive and continuously problematic policy area that lawmakers cannot seem to find solutions for. Michigan’s roads are now among the nation’s worst. More than a third of the state’s roads are included in a rating of poor...
Student Working Papers

Michigan Roads and Policy Recommendations

April 1, 2017
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Jay Nautiyal
Beginning as a system of Indian trails long before European settlers habituated the area that now makes up the United States, the road system of Michigan has since become a largely pot-hole laden, cracked and all around damaged mess (Bessert 2016)....
MPPS

Michigan local government leaders' views on private roads

July 1, 2015
This report presents the opinions of Michigan local government leaders on issues related to private roads—that is, local roads owned or maintained not by public agencies, but by developers or by private entities such as homeowners' associations. The...