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Transportation

NIST develops standards and technology to support the next generation of aerospace, automotive and rail transport.

News and Updates

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

Materials Testing in Hydrogen Gas

This project develops measurements, modeling, and science relevant to the effect of hydrogen on materials. Mechanical measurements focus on the fatigue and

Performance Under Extreme Conditions

This project provides property data, new metrology and contributes to standard test method development for materials systems subject to extreme mechanical and

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

Publications