Car Park Suitability Mapping in Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State, using Geospatial Techniques

Authors : Enweluzor Ogochukwu Vivian

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 2 - February

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A common major problem at higher institution- university campuses, polytechnic, monotechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria today, concerns lack or inadequate persistent parking spaces. This situation sparingly demands relevant observation in changing of palpable and land clearing expansion adjacent to the numerical and social- economic growth pertaining to institution in addition to neighboring communities At Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria, the trend occurs within the quadrangle for which extremely fascinate mere traffic jam the magnitude as well as consequent given rise significantly by act appertaining to position demands. This research evaluate the demand for parking spaces in the Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra state, through investigating parking utilization lots available, survey of unused land areas, users behavioral parking facilities, mode of car parking, and propose a systematically designed parking lots with the unused land available within the institution. This paper also analyzed the situation which reflects an inadequate pricing mechanism for parking which results to consistent monopoly providers of parking services (involving a cost – benefit approach). This systematic parking proposed design map was achieved through the use of downloaded satellite imagery from goggle earth pro and field survey operations updated through ArcGIS 10.3 software. Also the proposed designed map will be distributed to all higher institutions of learning in Nigeria to serve as a guide for quest of creating more parking lots

Keywords : Constraints in Vehicle Parking, Monopoly Parking Services, Satellite imagery, Proposed Designed Parking lots.


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