Survey of Local Growth Issues (RCED-00-272, September 2000)

  Does your community use federal funding for building/expanding highways and bridges? If yes, how helpful is this funding in planning for and managing growth in this community? Number of Cases
Not used at all Uncertain or no answer on use Used, but not for planning Used, not helpful Used, somewhat helpful Used, very helpful Used, uncertain on how helpful Used, no answer on how helpful
Alabama Counties 6.7 0 0 0 6.7 60.0 0 26.7 15
Cities 10.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 70.0 0 0 10
Alaska Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 1
Arizona Counties 0 0 0 0 16.7 66.7 0 16.7 6
Cities 14.3 14.3 0 14.3 21.4 14.3 0 21.4 14
Arkansas Counties 0 10.0 0 0 20.0 50.0 0 20.0 10
Cities 9.1 0 0 0 27.3 54.5 0 9.1 11
California Counties 0 0 0 3.7 33.3 48.1 0 14.8 27
Cities 21.0 6.7 0 2.6 19.5 36.9 0 13.3 195
Colorado Counties 0 0 0 0 30.0 70.0 0 0 10
Cities 16.7 16.7 0 0 22.2 38.9 0 5.6 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 25.0 8.3 0 8.3 16.7 33.3 0 8.3 12
Delaware Counties 0 50.0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 66.7 0 0 0 33.3 0 0 0 3
District of Columbia Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 1
Florida Counties 6.9 6.9 0 0 37.9 37.9 0 10.3 29
Cities 34.4 18.0 0 3.3 26.2 16.4 0 1.6 61
Georgia Counties 5.3 7.9 0 2.6 10.5 60.5 0 13.2 38
Cities 7.7 15.4 0 0 15.4 53.8 0 7.7 13
Idaho Counties 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 80.0 0 20.0 5
Illinois Counties 10.0 5.0 0 5.0 10.0 65.0 0 5.0 20
Cities 22.6 4.8 0 1.6 17.7 45.2 0 8.1 62
Indiana Counties 0 7.7 0 0 30.8 42.3 0 19.2 26
Cities 5.0 0 0 0 10.0 75.0 0 10.0 20
Iowa Counties 0 0 0 0 14.3 71.4 0 14.3 7
Cities 0 0 0 0 31.3 56.3 0 12.5 16
Kansas Counties 0 0 0 0 14.3 71.4 0 14.3 7
Cities 0 8.3 0 0 16.7 66.7 0 8.3 12
Kentucky Counties 9.1 9.1 0 0 18.2 36.4 0 27.3 11
Cities 37.5 0 0 12.5 25.0 25.0 0 0 8
Louisiana Counties 14.3 7.1 0 0 14.3 50.0 0 14.3 14
Cities 10.0 0 0 0 20.0 60.0 0 10.0 10
Maine Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 50.0 2
Maryland Counties 0 0 0 0 20.0 80.0 0 0 10
Cities 16.7 33.3 0 0 16.7 16.7 0 16.7 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 20.0 10.0 0 10.0 3.3 50.0 0 6.7 30
Michigan Counties 0 5.0 0 0 35.0 55.0 0 5.0 20
Cities 15.2 6.1 0 6.1 18.2 42.4 0 12.1 33
Minnesota Counties 0 0 0 0 33.3 66.7 0 0 15
Cities 16.0 4.0 0 4.0 12.0 56.0 0 8.0 25
Mississippi Counties 0 0 0 0 33.3 66.7 0 0 9
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 77.8 0 22.2 9
Missouri Counties 5.6 16.7 0 0 11.1 44.4 0 22.2 18
Cities 0 0 0 0 27.8 72.2 0 0 18
Montana Counties 0 0 0 50.0 0 50.0 0 0 2
Cities 0 0 0 0 20.0 60.0 0 20.0 5
Nebraska Counties 0 0 0 0 66.7 16.7 0 16.7 6
Cities 0 0 0 0 40.0 60.0 0 0 5
Nevada Counties 0 50.0 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 2
Cities 0 0 0 0 50.0 33.3 0 16.7 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 20.0 0 0 40.0 40.0 0 0 5
New Jersey Counties 0 7.7 0 0 61.5 23.1 0 7.7 13
Cities 30.8 7.7 0 0 26.9 30.8 0 3.8 26
New Mexico Counties 0 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 50.0 4
Cities 14.3 0 0 14.3 42.9 28.6 0 0 7
New York Counties 14.3 7.1 0 0 17.9 42.9 0 17.9 28
Cities 20.0 10.0 0 0 25.0 35.0 0 10.0 20
North Carolina Counties 42.9 7.1 0 0 21.4 17.9 0 10.7 28
Cities 12.5 0 0 0 31.3 43.8 0 12.5 16
North Dakota Counties 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 4
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 4
Ohio Counties 9.1 18.2 0 3.0 18.2 39.4 0 12.1 33
Cities 7.3 12.2 0 4.9 22.0 36.6 0 17.1 41
Oklahoma Counties 10.0 0 0 0 10.0 60.0 0 20.0 10
Cities 0 10.0 0 0 0 80.0 0 10.0 10
Oregon Counties 10.0 0 0 0 10.0 70.0 0 10.0 10
Cities 10.0 10.0 0 0 60.0 20.0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 11.1 3.7 0 3.7 18.5 44.4 0 18.5 27
Cities 41.2 5.9 0 5.9 23.5 23.5 0 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 33.3 0 0 0 33.3 0 0 33.3 3
South Carolina Counties 21.4 0 0 0 7.1 64.3 0 7.1 14
Cities 27.3 9.1 0 0 27.3 18.2 0 18.2 11
South Dakota Counties 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 22.7 0 0 0 18.2 40.9 0 18.2 22
Cities 21.4 7.1 0 0 21.4 50.0 0 0 14
Texas Counties 10.5 15.8 0 0 15.8 50.0 0 7.9 38
Cities 17.8 5.5 0 0 8.2 57.5 0 11.0 73
Utah Counties 25.0 0 0 0 0 50.0 0 25.0 4
Cities 8.3 0 0 0 25.0 50.0 0 16.7 12
Vermont Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 1
Virginia Counties 6.5 9.7 0 6.5 25.8 35.5 0 16.1 31
Cities 6.3 0 0 0 18.8 68.8 0 6.3 16
Washington Counties 0 0 0 0 50.0 41.7 0 8.3 12
Cities 9.1 13.6 0 0 18.2 54.5 0 4.5 22
West Virginia Counties 50.0 0 0 0 0 50.0 0 0 6
Cities 25.0 0 0 0 25.0 50.0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 0 11.8 0 0 17.6 64.7 0 5.9 17
Cities 9.1 4.5 0 13.6 40.9 31.8 0 0 22
Wyoming Counties 0 0 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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