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Author Guidelines

Authors are invited to make a submission to this journal. All submissions will be assessed by an editor to determine whether they meet the aims and scope of this journal. Those considered to be a good fit will be sent for peer review before determining whether they will be accepted or rejected.

Before making a submission, authors are responsible for obtaining permission to publish any material included with the submission, such as photos, documents and datasets. All authors identified on the submission must consent to be identified as an author. Where appropriate, research should be approved by an appropriate ethics committee in accordance with the legal requirements of the study's country.

An editor may desk reject a submission if it does not meet minimum standards of quality. Before submitting, please ensure that the study design and research argument are structured and articulated properly. The title should be concise and the abstract should be able to stand on its own. This will increase the likelihood of reviewers agreeing to review the paper. When you're satisfied that your submission meets this standard, please follow the checklist below to prepare your submission.

Read the detailed instructions in the guidelines for authors.

Submission Preparation Checklist

The following list will be useful during the final checking of an article prior to sending it to the journal for review:

  1. This submission meets the requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  2. This submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  3. One author has been designated as the corresponding author with contact details: e-mail address, full postal address.
  4. The title page of the article has been prepared in a separate file.
  5. The manuscript file has been prepared and contains title, abstract, keywords, text, figures, all figure captions, all tables (including title, description, footnotes),
  6. The manuscript has been spell-checked and grammar-checked, references are in the correct format, all references mentioned in the Reference list are cited in the text.
  7. All references have been checked for accuracy and completeness.
  8. Permission has been obtained for the use of copyrighted material (publish all photos, datasets and other material) from other sources (including the Internet).
  9. All necessary attachments were well prepared:

Privacy Statement

Archives of Transport is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our authors, reviewers, readers, and all individuals who engage with our journal. Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information in accordance with applicable data protection laws and best practices in scholarly publishing.

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will provide notice of significant changes on our website.

By using Archives of Transport's website and services, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Information we collect

We may collect and process the following categories of personal information:


  • Contact information (e.g., name, email address, affiliation, postal address, phone number).
  • Academic and professional credentials.
  • Manuscript submissions and related files.
  • Peer review and editorial correspondence.
  • Any other information voluntarily provided by authors.


  • Contact information (e.g., name, email address, affiliation, postal address, phone number).
  • Academic and professional credentials.
  • Reviewer comments, assessments, and recommendations.


  • Anonymous usage data collected through cookies and similar technologies (e.g., IP address, browser type, pages visited, referring website).

How we use your Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To manage the submission, peer review, and publication process.
  • To communicate with authors, reviewers, and readers.
  • To ensure the integrity and quality of published content.
  • To comply with legal obligations.
  • To improve our website and services.
  • To prevent and investigate misconduct or breaches of our policies.

Data Security

We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. This includes encryption, access controls, and regular security assessments.

Data Sharing

We may share your personal information with the following parties:

  • Editors involved in the peer review process.
  • Service providers who assist us in journal management, website hosting, and technical support.
  • Legal authorities when required to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

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Our website may use cookies and similar technologies to collect anonymous usage data for analytical purposes. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

Your Rights

You have the right to access, rectify, or delete your personal information, as well as the right to object to or restrict its processing. To exercise these rights or to inquire about your personal information, please contact our Data Protection Officer.

GDPR information clause

In accordance with art. 13 section 1 and 2 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of people using a connection to the processing of personal data and relate to the activity of such data and repeal of provisions 95/46 / EC (General provisions on data protection) (Official Journal EU L 119 of 05/04/2016 , p. 1; corrected, Journal of Laws EU L 127 of 23/05/2018, p. 2), hereinafter referred to as "GDPR", the Editorial Team of the Archives of Transport informs and authors, reviewers and other stakeholders acknowledge:

  • the administrator of your personal data is the Faculty of Transport of the Warsaw University of Technology, 75 Koszykowa Street, 00-662 Warsaw;
  • contact regarding personal data protection:
    - by correspondence: Editorial Team of the Archives of Transport, Faculty of Transport, Warsaw University of Technology, 75 Koszykowa Street, 00-662 Warsaw,
    - e-mail:,
  • your personal data will be processed on the basis of art. 6 clause 1 lit. b GDPR in order to conclude and implement a cooperation agreement related to publications in the Archives of Transport, as well as for archiving purposes and will be made available to entities authorized to receive them under the law;
  • providing personal data is voluntary, but the result of not providing data will be the inability to conclude and implement cooperation related to the publications of Archives of Transport;
  • your personal data will be stored for the period necessary to perform it and control of cooperation, and for the purposes of the Accounting Act for a period of 5 years starting from the year following the financial year;
  • you are entitled to:
    - the right to access your personal data,
    - the right to rectify your personal data,
    - to the extent resulting from legal provisions - the right to delete as well as the right to limit the processing of your personal data;
  • you have the right to lodge a complaint to the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection, if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the law.