Urban transport congestion and climate: Imphal context

Authors

  • Ashem Rahul SIngh Wildlife Institute of India (WII)
  • Salam Rita Devi Directorate of Environment and Climate Change, Porompat, Imphal East -795005, Manipur, India
  • Bharati Brahmacharimayum Directorate of Environment and Climate Change, Porompat, Imphal East -795005, Manipur, India

Keywords:

Manipur, Transport system, Greenhouse gases, Climate change, Congestion

Abstract

Small state like Manipur (India) is on the way to develop as smart state by connecting good transport system. More or less, the system of transport starts as early as during the reign of King Tompok by constructing a bridge over Ningthi turel, known as Chindwin River in Myanmar. The transportation continues by opening the road to Assam and construct a drain called Tokhelkhong by King Kabomba. Slowly or rapidly, further development leads to the establish of well-maintained transport system in a state. Moreover, good transport system plays an important role in ensuring sustainable economic growth. On the other side, transport becomes an issue all over the world in terms of greenhouse gases emissions and global climate variability and changes. Studies suggest that in the last three decades, the level of carbon dioxide comes from the transport sector only. The need of time is to handle the transport sector holistically after a systematic research and analysis. Every corner of the world needs to formulate ambitious and responsible policies for the future generation. For the State of Manipur, the author examined visible causes of congestion on the case road.

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Published

2021-11-22

How to Cite

SIngh, A. R., Devi, S. R. ., & Brahmacharimayum, B. . (2021). Urban transport congestion and climate: Imphal context. CSVTU Research Journal, 10(01). Retrieved from http://csvtujournal.in/index.php/rjet/article/view/162