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James C. Kellogg


In 15 years of dedicated effort, Kellogg made major contributions to the development of a balanced transportation system in Michigan. He represented Governors George Romney and William G. Milliken on the teams that designed Michigan's uniquely effective comprehensive transportation program and translated the concept into law (1968-1973). As the first Deputy Director for Urban and Public Transportation in the Michigan Department of Transportation (1973-1983), he led in spreading the benefits of public transit throughout the state. His resourceful and imaginative leadership helped reverse two decades of decline in intercity bus and rail passenger service, rail freight service, and steer Michigan's total transportation system on an upward course.

Michigan Transportation Hall of Honor, 1990