Professor Emeritus David Hartgen left legacy in transportation studies

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KenCervenka
Professor Emeritus David Hartgen left legacy in transportation studies

Hello,

Some people subscribed to the TMIP Forum, who knew David Hartgen over the years, may not be aware that he died on May 22, 2021:
https://inside.uncc.edu/news-features/2021-07-01/professor-emeritus-davi...

The above web link includes an obituary published May 28, and although it does not mention what I personally consider one of his most interesting (and thought-provoking) papers ever written:
Hubris or Humility: Accuracy Issues for the Next 50 Years of Travel Demand Modeling (2013, accessible from www.hartgengroup.net/project.shtml)

It does mention some rather interesting non-work accomplishments:
"He enjoyed trout fishing immensely and kept a 700-page diary of his fishing experiences. For many years he owned a fishing cabin in Maine. He was an avid student of the classics all his life, and often read them in the original Latin. On a trip to Italy in 2008, he delighted fellow travelers with off-the-cuff translations of Roman inscriptions."

Ken Cervenka