GCAT is a non-profit advocacy group increasing the quantity, quality and safety of active transportation in Guelph.


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We are achieving our mission by: 

  • Establishing partnerships and collaborating with residents & organizations to support the Coalition.
  • Working with local government, businesses & residents to promote, advocate and achieve active transportation targets.
  • Empowering and educating people to participate effectively in the decision-making process related to active transportation planning & design.
  • Engaging the community in active transportation events

Recent Posts

10 Reasons to Ride your Bike to Ribfest Aug. 23-25

GCAT is running its first free bicycle valet parking right beside the entrance gate to Ribfest!

Aug. 23, 24, and 25, Riverside Park, 709 Woolwich St., Guelph

To see what Ribfest has to offer (and it’s more than just ribs) please visit their website here:

10 Reasons to Ride your Bike to Ribfest Aug. 23-25

1. FREE valet parking right next to the main entrance (no need to lock)
2. Work up an appetite and get thirsty!
3. No sitting in traffic
4. Reduce road congestion and parking issues on local neighbourhood streets
5. Enjoy a family bike ride along the city’s beautiful trails and roll right up to Ribfest directly from the trail!
6. Come-and-go without losing your parking spot
7. Reduce carbon emissions and air pollution
8. Meet members and volunteers from Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation (GCAT) 
9. Riding bikes is fun!
10. Burn fat, not gas

RiBFEST Hours of Operation

Ribfest and Valet Parking Hours of Operation

Friday, August 23rd, 2019 – Noon to 11 p.m.

Saturday, August 24th, 2019 – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m

Sunday, August 25th, 2019 – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information, contact info@gcat.ca

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