resources, invested for the development of transport facilities, such as
infrastructure and vehicles, coupled with the rapid rise in transport demand,
existence of a huge number of no motorized vehicles on roads, lack of application
of adequate and proper traffic management schemes are producing severe transport
problems in almost all the urban areas of Nigeria. Worsening situation is the
traffic congestion in the streets and sufferings of the inhabitants from
In the process of man’s consumption of natural resources in his natural
environment, a number of stress is created which affects adversely the quality
of the environment in which he lives. In this paper an attempt has been made to
identify the various methods through which public awareness that are considered
effective as well as the strategies for their implication are discussed in the
light of the achievement of a sustainable environment in Nigeria.
In its introductory section...