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Transportation

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Industry Impacts

Fare Standards for Rideshare Services

To calculate fares, app-based ride services such as Lyft and Uber don’t use traditional taxi meters, but instead combine data from GPS and cellular networks to

Automotive Refrigerant Design

Traditional auto air conditioning refrigerants have high global warming potentials, but finding better refrigerants with the right properties has been a major

Projects and Programs

Pipeline Safety

Our goal is to provide standard test methods and critical data to the pipeline industry to improve safety and reliability. Of particular interest is the testing

Charpy Machine Verification Program

BREAKING NEWS iMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMERS OF THE CHARPY MACHINE VERIFICATION PROGRAM * UPDATE March 23, 2020 * The NIST Boulder campus is closed until

Publications

Cooperative Vehicular Networking: A Survey

Author(s)
Hamid Gharavi
With the remarkable progress of cooperative communication technology in recent years, its transformation to vehicular networking is gaining momentum. Such a