highest recognition of notable and outstanding professional achievement
presented by the Institute of Transportation Engineers is election to
Honorary Membership. Herbert S. Levinson was elected as the
Instituteís 53rd Honorary Member by ITEís Board
at their August 2, 1997 meeting.
S. Levinson is a teacher, researcher and practitioner. Herb has impacted
the majority of the transportation profession through his teaching, his
extensive writings and his practice. His work spans the disciplines of
traffic engineering, transportation planning, parking, pedestrians,
policy and highway and transit design.
transportation professionals have been so extensively published.
Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS), American Society of
Civil Engineers (ASCE), ITE and a myriad of other organizations cite
more than 100 of Herbís papers. He has worked on projects across North
America and in many countries around the world. Herb is a proponent of
teaching traffic engineers on field observation and analysis techniques.
1994, Herb was selected for recognition that only a few transportation
professionals have received-election as a member of the National Academy
of Engineering. Herb received the Presidential Design Award for
Excellence for his work as a member of the Pennsylvania Avenue
Development Corporation team. ASCE is to present Herb the Wilbur Smith
Award this month.
48-year career has included employment with the Chicago Park District,
Wilbur Smith and Associates and his own firm. He has served on the
faculty of Yale University, the University of Connecticut and the
Polytechnic University of New York. He has served on committees of the
Transportation Research Board, American Society of Civil Engineers,
American Planning Association and the Institute of Transportation