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Journal of Science and Technology in Transportation (JSTIT) is an online, international, peer-reviewed journal. All articles published are rigorously and fast reviewed meeting the Journal Quality standards.
Submission implies that the manuscript has not been published previously, and is not currently submitted for publication elsewhere. Submission also implies that the corresponding author has consent of all authors.
Whenever applicable, submissions must include the following elements: title, authors, affiliations, contacts, abstract, introduction, main text, conclusions, acknowledgement, references.
Upon acceptance for publication, transfer of copyright will be made, author will be requested to pay a mandatory publication charge. Article submission implies author agreement with this policy.
Manuscripts should be written in English. Other languages will not be accepted. Authors are advised to follow the format of the final version at this stage. All the papers should ideally not exceed 30 pages.
Authors may suggest 2-4 reviewers when submitting their works, by providing us with the reviewers' title, full name and contact information. The editor will decide whether the recommendations will be used or not.
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Revised and Final Version
Revised version should follow the same requirements as for the final version to format the paper, plus a short summary about the modifications authors have made and author's response to reviewer's comments.
Authors are requested to use the JSTIT Journal Style for preparing the final camera-ready version. An example paper is available. Template in MS word (Template.docx) can also be downloaded. Authors are requested to strictly follow the guidelines specified in the template. Only PDF format, DOC and DOCX format is acceptable. The PDF document should be sent as an open file, i.e., without any data protection. Authors should submit their revised paper electronically to the Journal's submission address. Please always quote the paper ID in the submissions and any further enquiries.
Authors will receive the notification of acceptance by email from our Editor-in-Chief, with the guidelines of how to finalize the other publication procedures.
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