Publications

The National Center for Sustainable Transportation primarily publishes research reports, white papers / research synthesis papers, and policy/research briefs. NCST funding also supports the production of journal articles, conference papers, books, dissertations, theses, presentations, posters, and more.

Federal Road Charge Tax Administration Process

Research Product Type
Research Report
In this report, researchers investigate the institutional structure of the current gasoline tax at the federal level including historical changes, how the tax is collected, and how it is allocated and disbursed to fund infrastructure projects.

Adding Carbon to the Equation in Online Flight Search

Research Product Type
Research Report
This study explores the potential to promote lower-emissions air travel by providing consumers with information about the carbon emissions of alternative flight choices in the context of online flight search and booking.

Intelligent, Predictive Parking Assist for Trucks

Research Product Type
Research Brief
This research brief summarizes findings from the associated project, the objective of which was to generate parking assist algorithms that can help truck drivers better plan their trips.

Comparison of “Advanced” biofuel cost estimates: Trends during rollout of low carbon fuel policies

Research Product Type
Associated Publication
This paper reviews literature on production cost at the plantgate – without considering taxes or delivery costs – for selected biofuel technology pathways using a levelized cost of fuel approach, applying common financing assumptions for capital amortization and converting all values to year 2016 dollars, and examines results in the current low carbon fuel policy context.