DETROIT (WWJ) –  Two of Southeast Michigan’s public bus systems are getting some much needed federal help.

Detroit Department of Transportation CEO Ron Freeland said Thursday a $30 million grant from the Federal Transportation Administration’s State of Good Repair program is going to be shared by D-DOT and SMART

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Freeland said these funds are critical to transportation in the city of Detroit.

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“It provides for overhauling some of the buses. It also provides for cameras on our buses, and it provides for us to upgrade our current A.D.L. system — that is the current system that we’ve just restored,” Freeland said.

The A.D.L. system lets management keep track of buses and their drivers.

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The reward was the result of a joint grant application by D-DOT and SMART.