TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2016 /CNW/ – The Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) has made a lead gift of $500,000 to establish an innovative research chair position in the University of Toronto’s Department of Civil Engineering.
Investing in and maintaining municipal infrastructure is one of the greatest challenges facing Canada today, and a pressing issue worldwide.
The Chair in Asset Management & Infrastructure Informatics will connect government and industry with the world-leading academic ecosystem at the University of Toronto.
OGRA understands the critical role of municipal infrastructure and has been the driving force behind establishing a Chair in Asset Management & Infrastructure Informatics within U of T Engineering.
One of Canada’s largest municipal associations, it represents the infrastructure interests of municipalities through advocacy, consultation, training and service delivery.
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