GCAT - Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation

CALL TO ACTION – Help us secure protected bike lanes for downtown Guelph

On Tuesday Feb 6th, the Committee of the Whole will be voting on the staff recommended design that includes protected bike lanes in downtown, as well as much needed improvements for the pedestrian right of way.

While we would ultimately love to see the city take a more ambitious design for the downtown’s main street by including a protected intersection at St. Georges Square intersection, GCAT is thrilled that city staff are recommending that Wyndham St N (between Carden St and Woolwich St) be reconfigured with fewer traffic lanes, parallel parking and protected bike lanes that will be able to accommodate the summer patio program. 

There are a few things you can do today to secure protected bike lanes for Downtown Guelph:

  1. Email the Mayor and the Committee of the Whole to tell them you support making the Wyndham Street North Cross Section and St George’s Square Intersection safer for people who walk, bike and shop. Click here for our email template! Make sure to fill out your name and postal code at the bottom or add any additional comments. If the Template link does not work on your browser you can access the information to cut and paste here!
  1. Sign up to depute and have your voice heard at City Hall on Tuesday, February 06, 2024 @ 1:00 PM Sign up here! Deadline is Friday, February 02, 2024 @ 10:00 AM
  2. Join the Live Stream Tuesday, February 06, 2024 @ 1:00 PM

Thank you for your engagement and advocacy support. It helps raise our collective voice to advance Guelph as being a more sustainable, equitable and vibrant city. 

Mike Darmon Chair, GCAT Advocacy Committee
Andrea Bidgood Vice Chair, GCAT Advocacy Committee
Adrian Salvatore Chair, GCAT Board of Directors

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