Michigan roads are bad. Around Lansing, it's pretty obvious. Recently, the city came up with $400K for repairs. And is spending about $8.5 million on roads in the next fiscal year. However, the city estimates it needs around $20 million just to keep things from getting worse. Mayor Schor says the city can't raise taxes any higher and it can't count on getting more money from the state, leaving Lansing in a frustrating spot. (WILX)

Now, that's just Lansing. Statewide, the news isn't much better and folks have told AAA about it. Below is the 2018 MICHIGAN TRANSPORTATION SURVEY. AAA conducted 967 surveys among AAA Members in Michigan. The fielding took place May 14 - 21, 2018.

The survey found 89 percent rated road and bridge conditions as either fair or poor, while only two percent rated conditions as very good or excellent.

More than 50 percent of respondents believe existing state and federal revenues aren't enough to keep up with roads in their current condition, and nearly 70 percent believe transportation resources are not being allocated appropriately.

More than 50 percent of respondents believe existing state and federal revenues aren't enough to keep up with roads in their current condition, and nearly 70 percent believe transportation resources are not being allocated appropriately.

As for the percentage of survey-takers supporting each possible funding option, the most supported option was "none, do not support any of the above" with 30 percent. Twenty-five percent of responders voted in favor of using general revenue to pay for transportation, while 20 percent were in favor of selling bonds to raise funds and 19 percent wanted to charge tolls on new roads and highway lanes.

More than 60 percent of survey-takers say they are not willing to pay more in taxes and fees to support Michigan's transportation system.(WILX)

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