over 40-year tenure at the University of California at Berkeley,
Homburger tutored and/or was mentor to hundreds of students who went on
to careers in transportation. In addition, he served ITE in a variety of leadership
capacities at the section, district and international levels, including
District 6 Director from 1990 to 1992. Homburger has been most perceptive in recognizing emerging issues
and helping to work toward addressing them. He raised these issues in a column that he wrote during the 1970s
for the WesternITE newsleter called “From the Ivory Tower.”
has written and/or edited a number of widely used textbooks and
references. These include Fundamentals of Traffic Engineering (now in its 4th
edition), Introduction to
Transportation Engineering, Transportation and Traffic Engineering
and Residential Street Design and
Traffic Control. These
books have been distributed throughout the world.
Homburger also has been a visiting lecturer in the United
Kingdom, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Australia, New Zealand and Switzerland.
far more than any of these achievements, he is honored for his high
standards of honesty and integrity.
joins three others from the San Francisco Bay Section, who have been
named Honorary Members – Ross T. Shoaf, James H. Kell and Adolf D.