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Ann Arbor approves funds for U. of Mich. project

Posted on May 20, 2013

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The City Council voted to accept $622,884 in federal grant funds as part of a larger $14.9 million grant awarded to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute's (UMTRI) study of technology that helps cars, trucks and buses communicate with each other, according to AnnArbor.Com.

Under an agreement with the university, the city is using the money to pay for installation of telecommunications fiber, sensors and electronic equipment, as well as some network support. For the full story, click here.

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