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Posted March 29, 2021 by

The City of Guelph is hosting a virtual open house to present plans for the Speedvale Avenue Phase 1 road and bridge reconstruction project. Work will take place on Speedvale Avenue (Phase 1) between Glenwood Avenue to Marlborough Road. Here is your opportunity to comment on the project. Comment period ends April 4 Here are some […]

Posted February 8, 2021 by

Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) is typically a time for us to gather during the darker months to catch up and celebrate the events and advocacy issues of this past year. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s AGM will be held online using the Zoom platform. A Zoom link […]

Posted January 9, 2021 by

GCAT Board of Directors: call for Nominees for 2021 There will be some positions open for board members at our Feb. 18, 2021 AGM If interested, it would be helpful if you let us know by Feb. 7 at info@gcat.ca , detailing your interest and skills. Term: Up to 3 years. Commitment: 6-10 hours a […]

Posted November 22, 2020 by

Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation wrote the letter below to Dr. Fridman, who is the City of Guelph’s Transportation Safety Specialist. She, along with Steve Anderson, Manager of Transportation engineering, is are in charge of developing the Guelph Community Road Safety Strategy. For info re: the letter below, contact mike_darmon@gcat.ca Dear Dr. Fridman:  The Guelph […]

Posted September 18, 2020 by

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 […]

Posted September 7, 2020 by

Love Your Bike Festival Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 10:30 am  The Wooly Pub back patios 176 Woolwich St. Come out for the seventh annual (COVID compliant) “Love Your Bike” Festival! St. Andrews Church, 2 Rivers Church and Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation are inviting the young and old in celebrating Guelph’s favourite mode of transportation […]

Posted September 2, 2020 by

The proposed Emma Earl bridge is back for discussion at council on Sept. 8, and we need your support  to ensure the bridge is built. If we lose this bridge due to budget pressures, then there will be no east west bike lane connections built near Speedvale Avenue for decades to come. At this juncture, […]

Posted July 31, 2020 by

A series of interviews with bike related businesses are being conducted by GCAT board member, Jordan Richard. Here is the next one in the series. Please let us know at info@gcat.ca if you know of a bike friendly business that you want highlighted! Paramount Skis-Bikes-Boards is one of our fantastic local bike shops in Guelph. […]

Posted July 25, 2020 by

This mapping initiative is called PlanLocal. and is created by Paul Shaker, MCIP, RPP ,  a professional planner at Civicplan.ca Paul has created  interactive maps to allow residents to pinpoint locations on a crowd map in their city to propose things like more bike lanes, expanded sidewalks, or pedestrian-only zones.  Sites have been already set up in Hamilton, Saskatoon, […]

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