Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 387

Table of Content: October 2012; 5(14)

October 2012

A geographical analysis of intra-urban traffic congestion in some selected local Government Areas of Lagos metropolis

  Lagos metropolis and its transport system are intricately interdependent. The effect of transport on the city either at the intra urban level or at the level of the spatial evolution of the city is significant. It is in this vein that research work strives to geographically analysis intra urban traffic problems in Lagos metropolis with particular attention to which local government areas traffic congestion...

Author(s):   Osoba, Samson Babatunde    

October 2012

The nature of big villages and small towns: Towards creating ideal small settlements

  Iran is a country with over 1,013 big and small cities and 63,898 small, average and big villages. Complexities of life in big cities on one hand, and the shortcomings in basic facilities of small villages on the other, have raised many problems concerning living in them. However, a certain group of such settlements can be quite recognized, that is, some big villages and small towns with relative capacities...

Author(s):   Sartipipour Mohsen    

October 2012

An assessment of the interrelationships among housing quality variable sets in Calabar metropolis

  One of the most serious problems of urban housing provision in Nigeria, and in particular Calabar metropolis, is the issue of poor housing quality. The slum housing conditions in most houses of the low income socio-economic group in this area is dehumanising. This study therefore provides insight into the quality of housing in Calabar. The study used a combination of questionnaires, interview schedules,...

Author(s):   EKOP, Godwin