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

GCAT envisions a future in which Guelph’s citizens can walk or bike around their city in comfort, while contributing positively to public health and happiness, clean air, and a vibrant local economy. Our active transportation network will be designated as essential transportation and it will be inviting, equitable, inclusive, and connected. It will be enjoyable and safe to use in all seasons by people of all ages and abilities.



Subscribe to receive information on latest active transportation updates and events in Guelph info@gcat.ca 

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

Act NOW to save the downtown dining district (and optional bike photo op!)

Special council meeting on Monday Sept 21 to stop the immediate closure of the car free downtown dining district!
Please act now!

Did you know that the downtown dining district is scheduled to close on September 21st?? Even though the district is still very popular!!

Show your support for the extension of the Downtown Dining District before the special council meeting this Monday Sept. 21. Please correspond, delegate, etc. It does make a  big difference! Deadline for submission to clerks@guelph.ca is Monday at 10 am. And contact your local councillor as well!

Furthermore,  show your support for the dining district this weekend by biking there and dining at your favourite establishment! 

We hope that you visit numerous times on the weekend. However, on Sunday at 2pm, we are hoping to get a photo op of bikes lining the dining district on Wyndham and beyond! So come along with your friends and family at this time to show your support!

Please respect all physical distancing and guidelines from public health.

For more info contact info@gcat.ca

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  8. Funding announced for 13km of dedicated bike lanes in Guelph Leave a reply
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