Project Briefs

The NCST produces two-page Project Briefs to help summarize and synthesize findings from its research and to highlight the policy and/or practice implications in an easy-to-understand, accessible style and format.

Understanding the Early Adopters of Fuel Cell Vehicles

Research Product Type
Policy Brief
This policy brief summarizing findings from the study which investigated fuel cell vehicle buyers in California and compared them to battery electric vehicle owners, with the hope of understanding why some households choose a FCV rather than a BEV.

Do Rail Transit Stations Induce Displacement?

Research Product Type
Policy Brief
This policy brief summarizes research that tested whether or not rail transit developments cause an influx of high-income residents and an outflow of low-income residents near rail stations.

Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Planning: Agency Roles and Workforce Development

Research Product Type
Policy Brief
This policy brief summarizes findings from the Climate Adaptation Planning Survey, an online survey of planners conducted in June 2015, that assessed the adaptation planning capacity, the adequacy of technical tools, and current preparation levels of local and state agencies as they focus their work on adaptation to climate change.