Research Papers/Topics in Urban And Regional Planning

Assessment of vehicular crash on selected arterial routes in Niger State

ABSTRACTRoad traffic crashes are major global problem that has led to loss of lives and increase in travel time by motorist.  Against this background, the vehicular crashes were assessed on selected arterial roads in Niger State. The locus map was used to map the arterial roads under study (Minna- Suleja road and Minna – Bida road). In achieving the aim, the following objectives were address; mapped out the various locations of vehicular crashes hot spots, establish factors responsible for...

Roles of government agencies in housing delivery

ABSTRACTThere is a continuous exacerbation of environmental problems in cities of today’sworld, thereby, diminishing the quality of life in them. This research, therefore, evaluated urbangovernance through housing administration in the state capital. It examines the extent ofhousing problems in the town, the causal factors and the culpability of government agenciesstatutorily responsible for the provision, control and management of housing development inOndo state. The systematic approach w...

Impact of Flooding on Housing Development in Gani Fawehinmi Area, Ondo Town, Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis study examined the impact of flooding on housing development in Gani fawehinmi area, Ondo town, Nigeria.  Flood is any overland flow of water, over street, sufficient to cause significant damage to lives and property, nuisance and health hazards. Data for this study were collected from primary sources, through the administration of one hundred and twenty one (121) questionnaires on respondents in the study area. Results from this study revealed that high intensity of rainfall, d...

ASSESSMENT OF INTRA-URBAN AUTO-RICKSHAW SERVICES IN LAGOS STATE: THE CASE OF ALIMOSHO L.G.A (IYANA PAJA AXIS)

Aim & ObjectivesAim: The aim of this research is to assess intra-urban auto-rickshaw (tricycles) operations and services with a  view to establishing policies that can enhance intra-urban travels in Alimosho Local Government Area, Lagos. Nigeria.Objectives: The specific objectives are to:-i. Assess the operations of Auto-rickshaw services in selected route of Alimosho LGA, Lagos.ii.  Examine  socio-economic characteristics of auto-rickshaw operators and  passengers in...

Boundary and Topographical Survey of Part of Gwallameji Village, Bauchi, Bauchi State

ABSTRACTBoundary and Topographic mapping has become a very essential activity for anyarea that intends to develop. The study focused on boundary and topographicalsurvey of part of Gwallameji Village, Bauchi. Topography means configuration ofthe earth surface which include relief, the positions of streams, road, andvegetation etc. the project aimed producing boundary and topographic map of thestudy area which can be used for planning, design or engineering work.topographic maps use symbols to ...

Effects of Population Dynamic on Transportation Planning

ABSTRACTThis research has discussed basic population dynamics on transportation, including the basic effects on transportation and factors that influence demographic change such as migration in Oja-Oba, Akure, Ondo State. It has summarized the history of the town population growth and projections through decade, with a focus on rising urbanization and the aging of the town population. Next is the examination of the environmental, economic, and institutional implications of population dyn...

EFFECTS OF POPULATION DYNAMICS ON TRANSPORTATION PLANNING ( A CASE STUDY OF OJA-OBA, AKURE, ONDO STATE)

ABSTRACTThis research has discussed basic population dynamics on transportation, including the basic effects on transportation and factors that influence demographic change such as migration in Oja-Oba, Akure, Ondo State. It has summarized the history of the town population growth and projections through decade, with a focus on rising urbanization and the aging of the town population. Next is the examination of the environmental, economic, and institutional implications of population dyn...

Planning for Informal Activities In Kaduna Metropolis

The Urban settlement over the world witness great influx of people from the rural area. These people move to the urban centres because of the basic infrastructure and services rendered.The white collar job (Formal activities) cannot cater for the increased population; as such, informal activities takes off. These informal activities if not planned and controlled, contravene the provision of the planned Urban settlement.

Assessment of Land Use Changes in Kaduna Metropolis. A case study of Mahuta, Chickun LGA

The only constant thing in life is change. The Landuse of a place tend to change due to the nature and type of activities of its inhabitants. These changes over time have significant effect on the environment. The positive and negative indication of such changes need to be noticed before the settlement decay. In this research work, the Landuse change ndicators are assessed and solutions are proffered to mitigate the negative effects of such changes.

Assessment of Land Use Changes in Kaduna Metropolis

The only constant thing in life is change. The Landuse of a place tend to change due to the nature and type of activities of its inhabitants. These changes over time have significant effect on the environment. The positive and negative indication of such changes need to be noticed before the settlement decay. In this research work, the Landuse change ndicators are assessed and solutions are proffered to mitigate the negative effects of such changes.

The Effects of Land Use Act on Housing and Property Development in Nigeria

ABSTRACTWe have watched over the decades the problems encountered in acquisition of land and subsequently in obtaining the approval of certificate of occupancy and property development in Nigeria. In the commencement of the Land Use Act 1978, it was stated that whereas it is in the public interest that the rights of all Nigerians to the land of Nigeria be asserted and preserved by law. Our concern is not really another criticism against the Act but an in-depth evaluation of how it has achie...

PUBLIC LATRINE SYSTEM AND ITS ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS IN AWKA CAPITAL TERRITORY

ABSTRACTA lot of public latrine poses a very serious problem to the people of Awka and also to other places across the country. The problem of open defecation which some people often refer to as going to the bush or bush shitting has persistently been difficult to address in Awka and Nigeria because of the unavailability of good public and home toilets both in the cities and local communities or villages. A lot of people live without proper sanitation in Awka and these people have to decide o...

THE IMPACT OF OIL SPILLAGE ON THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (A CASE STUDY OF SAPELE, DELTA STATE)

ABSTRACTProspecting for oil in Nigeria started as far back as 1930s. Due to the economic reward from petroleum oil a lot of companies are scattered all over the Delta region of river Niger in quest of oil deposits. The act of oil prospecting  and production cannot continue without immense benefits to numerous parties as well as causing hazards and occasional damages to other parties. It is the light of this realization that this project investigated and identified the various effects and...

ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF MAKESHIFT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN URBAN HOUSING MARKET; CASE STUDY OF IKOM URBAN

ABSTRACT Housing problem is one of the major issues normally discussed in the world fora today. This was due to the dire shortage of accommodation; the demands for it far surpass the number available for human living. This study therefore, assessed the role of makeshift housing development in urban housing market; case study of Ikom urban. A Survey research was carried out through the use of interactive questionnaire, reconnaissance survey, and housing condition survey checklist. The str...

Urban and Regional planning

What is Environmental Integrity? In an attempt to understand the meaning of the phrase “environmental integrity”, this paper, shall attempt to separate the phrase to enable it arrive at a definition.While the phrase “Environmental” concerns with the environment; connected with the natural conditions in which people, animals and plant live” . The term integrity connotes uprightness, honesty, purity entireness, wholeness; the unimpaired state of anything .  Given the above m...


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