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Michigan local government leaders say transit services are important, but lack of funding discourages their development

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April 2015


This report presents the opinions of Michigan local government leaders on issues in their communities related to public transit services, including satisfaction with transit options as well as factors that encourage or discourage transit development. The findings in this report are based on a statewide survey of local government leaders in the Fall 2014 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).

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Keywords: Community Development, Economy and Economic Development, Intergovernmental Relations, Poverty, Welfare & Social Policy, Public Finance & Taxation, Transportation

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