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Perspective of Integrated Transport Systems for Sustainable Development in an Emerging Economy

Journal: International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER) (Vol.7, No. 8)

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Page : 12-15

Keywords : integrated transport system; Gross Domestic Product; sustainable development;

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Transport system plays a vital role in the economic growth and social wellbeing of any nation. In spite of its investment, Nigerian transport system has not always shown competent for accomplishing sustainable development. This paper examined the correlate of integrated transport and sustainable development. This paper adopts both primary data and secondary data using questionnaires and statistical bulletin as instruments. Both Descriptive and Inferential statistics were used to analyse the collected data. The result showed strong correlation between integrated transport system and sustainable development. It was concluded that integrated transport system is a veritable tool for sustainable development in any developing nation. Integrated transport also boosts the GDP of any developing nation like Nigeria by harnessing the various modes of transport. Revenue earned from transport sector should also be used to finance the sector in order to boost the GDP of the sector and also enhance productivity and sustainability of the sector.

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