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Network Analysis of Transportation in Loilem District, Southern Shan State
- This research focuses on nine areas in Loilem District and it’s environ. The data required for this research were collected from Administrative Department, Construction Department, Land Records Department and Transport Project Department and field observation. The objective of this study is to clarify the transportation network in Loilem District by analyzing the measurement of connectivity and accessibility of transport routes. Transportation routes of Loilem District were classified as airways, railroads and motor roads to apply the methods used by Haggett (1965). This study emphasized on road transport because there are only one airway routes and only one railway line in Loilem District. It is found out that, depending upon the increasing number of motor vehicles and the increase of the use of roads, most of the roads were necessary to upgrade their quality. Transportation network grows rapidly and it will lead to economic development of Loilem District. Consequently, the living standard of the native people will improve better than ever in the future of Loilem District.
May Thu Naing
- Jour. Myan. Acad, Arts & Scie