REVIEW PAPER Sustainable urban infrastructure
1. Various impacts of COVID-19 on environmental pollution

N. Kumar; R. Tyagi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2021

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global health crisis that had a deep impact on the world and our everyday lives. The deadly virus i.e. SARS-CoV-2 has rapidly spread around the world, posing enormous health, social, economic, and environmental challenges to the entire human ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban architecture, design, development and planning
2. Soundscape assessment in historical urban spaces using sound walk method and Kano model

R. Alishahi; A.R. Sadeghi; M. Sholeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Sound is one of the most important tools for recognizing urban spaces. Zandieh area of Shiraz as one of the historic context shaped during the ages hase been chosen in order to obtain a proper response to the individual's perception of urban historic spaces soundscape. The ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Human capital in urban management
3. The effects of social capital and human resources on financing and small and medium enterprises performance

N.N. Yuliarmi; N.P. Martini Dewi; S.D. Rustariyuni; A.A.I.N. Marhaeni; G. Andika

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  < p>BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Small and medium enterprises still exhibit dominant contribution to the economy. Small and medium enterprises manage to absorb greater labor force and to survive the economic crisis. Various efforts to empower small and medium enterprises have been less successful. ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
4. Evaluation of temperature and urban heat island variability in days of the week and weekends

P. Nwaerema; S.N. Jiya

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study evaluated temperature and urban heat island variability in days of the week and weekends of Port Harcourt city, due to the continuous heat stress and resultant health disaster common in tropical countries such as Nigeria. METHODS: The data were generated from field ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban transportation systems and traffic management
5. Traffic management via traffic parameters prediction by using machine learning algorithms

A. Rasaizadi; A. Ardestani; S.E. Seyedabrishami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2020

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: One of the short-term strategies to manage the traffic and make a balance between travel supply and demand for the near future is the short-term prediction of traffic parameters and informing the passengers. Therefore passengers are more likely to avoid traveling during traffic ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Human capital in urban management
6. Feasibility study and modeling of the concept of participatory urban management

A.A. Pilehvar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2021

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: People usually welcome the spirit of cooperation to meet their needs using different methods and goals. In cities, the formation of non-governmental councils and organizations reflects this trend with the aim of creating equal social opportunities and positions (power, dignity). ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban and municipalities management
7. Assessment of how Ride-Hailing services affect individual's travel mode choice in urban transportation

A. Edrisi; H. Rezaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2021

Abstract
  BACKGROUN AND OBJECTIVES: Ride-hailing is a term to describe booking rides and paying for car services through a smartphone app with a Transportation Network Company. As an innovation in the ride-hailing investigation in Iran, this paper is sought to analyze the influence of individual's demographic ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban and municipalities management
8. Suitable site selection for urban green space development using geographic information system and remote sensing based on multi criterion analysis

B.A. Hailemariam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2021

Abstract
  The study was conducted with the objective of selecting suitable site for urban green space development of Arba Minch town in Ethiopia using geographic information system and remote sensing based multi criterion analysis. To produce suitable site, four parameters were considered, these are slope, land ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Human capital in urban management
9. Analysis of factors affecting organizational innovation and improving members' performance in urban civil development cooperatives

Younos Vakil Alroaia

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2021

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: While innovation in some circumstances is detrimental to a number of urban civil development cooperatives many have benefited from the use of innovation strategies around the world. Therefore, this study sought to analyze the effective factors of organizational innovation on ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban architecture, design, development and planning
10. Locational analysis of child streetism in urban centers

D.V. Ogunkan; A.T. Adeboyejo

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2021

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Against the background of the growing awareness of the need to provide empirical answers to the fundamental questions of the location of human activities, the construction of social space and the relationship between social space and physical environment, this study examines ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
11. Labile metal evaluation, speciation and accumulation in harvested plant from urban major dumpsites

G. Aladekoyi; A. Akinnusotu

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2021

Abstract
  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Disinterred manures from dumpsites in the cities are believed to be readily available source for soil nutrient for backyard farming. Health hazards posed on human due to labile metals contaminants are not considered or evaluated before consumption. Three major municipal dumpsites ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
12. Statistical evaluation of surface water quality parameters: the extent of industrial effluent pollution in urban settlement

I.T. Horsfall; I. Okosa; T. Adumbu; T.H. Ekiyor

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 March 2021

Abstract
  ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Industrial effluent contamination of water resources has emerged as a major challenge in developing and densely populated countries like Nigeria where river systems are the primary means for disposal of waste, especially the effluents from surrounding industries. ...  Read More