The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking opinions from a diverse group of Michigan residents to help set the direction for the future of transportation in Michigan. We need your help to establish transportation strategies that make Michigan an attractive place to live and work. Your opinion matters!


This survey is part of our state long-range transportation plan, also known as Michigan Mobility 2045, or MM 2045 for short. MM 2045 has laid out a new vision, goals and objectives for all modes of transportation in Michigan. Because transportation is the foundation of the state’s economic vitality and quality of life, we need to understand the needs and concerns of all Michiganders.

Your responses can be emailed to Kyle Haller at HallerK@michigan.gov or Monica Monsma at monsmam@michigan.gov or taken via phone by calling 517-335-4381.


Special Accommodations


Accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities and limited English-speaking ability. Large print materials, auxiliary aids or the services of interpreters, signers, or readers are available upon request. To make a request, contact Orlando Curry by phone at 517-241-7462 or by e-mail at CurryO@Michigan.gov with at least seven days’ notice.

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* 1.
How often do you use the following transportation modes?

  Never At least once per year At least once per month At least once per week Daily
Personal/family car
Public transportation (e.g. bus, light rail)
Paratransit
Taxi
Rideshare service (e.g. Uber, Lyft)
Vehicle rental service (e.g. ZipCar)
Walking/wheelchair/scooter
Electric scooter rental service (e.g. Bird, Lime)
Bicycle
Rail
Other (please specify below)

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* 2.
How often do transportation challenges limit your ability to access the following activities or services?

  Never Rarely Occasionally Frequently Always
Work
Other employment opportunities (e.g. conferences, interviews)
School
Social/recreational
Medical (e.g. appointment, pharmacy)
Grocery/retail shopping
Other (please specify below)

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* 3.
How do these factors influence your decision to use public transportation?

  Not at all influential Slightly influential Somewhat influential Very influential Extremely influential
Cost
Availability in my area
Service schedule
Safety
Inaccessible design
Outdated facilities
Untrained staff
Service across county borders

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* 4.
What is one thing that can be done to address these public transportation challenges?

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* 5.
How can transportation in Michigan be enhanced to improve accessibility?

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* 6.
How would you like to be involved in the transportation planning process?

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