GCAT - Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation

News and Updates from GCAT

Profile of Maggie Laidlaw, City Councillor for Ward 3 and everyday cyclist in Guelph

Posted August 8, 2014

Why is riding a bike important to you? It is important to me because it benefits the environment and my health. How has it improved your life? Financially it is much, much cheaper to own a bike rather than a car. You use your own energy rather than fossil fuel energy. It keeps weight and […]

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The Bicycle Opera Project a two wheeled success

Posted August 7, 2014

Last Thursday, July 31, I went to my first ever bicycle opera.  In fact, I went to my first opera ever.  I have never considered myself an opera fan, and have always felt that I would have difficulty sitting through an opera, since I basically have the attention span of a gnat.  However, I thought […]

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Bicycle Opera project coming to Guelph this Thursday July 31!

Posted July 29, 2014

Here is an article from the Guelph Tribune, about the Bicycle Opera coming to town at Harcourt United Church, Thursday July 31.  Come and enjoy the show! Thursday, July, 17, 2014 – 12:12:45 PM Opera troupe pedals into town An opera troupe will pedal into Guelph for a show at a local church on Thursday […]

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More questions than answers in trial over Guelph area cyclist’s death

Posted July 21, 2014

More questions than answers in trial over Guelph area  cyclist’s death On November 7, 2013, CTV news reported  that a man named Gordon Krofchick, 42, of Ariss, was killed in a hit and run by a motorist on Wellington County Road 7 just south of  County Road 51 between 10 and 11:30 pm.   A […]

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Profiles of Cyclists in our Community: Andrew Alford, Bike-It Guelph

Posted July 21, 2014

Andrew Alford, sole proprietor of Bike-It Guelph delivery service bikeitguelph@gmail.com What made you think of starting a business like this? I wanted to work outdoors and find a business that could promote a Bike Friendly Guelph to show that a successful business could be run using a bicycle.  I am also adding another voice to […]

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Active Transportation Parade was a huge success!

Posted July 18, 2014

Wike Cargo Bike–looks great! Active Transportation Parade was a huge success! This past Wednesday, July 16,  Guelph Coalition for  Active Transportation  held its first Active Transportation  Parade.   GCAT’s mission is to increase the quantity, quality and safety of Active Transportation in Guelph.  We also want to show everyone just how fun sustainable transportation can be! […]

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Posted July 13, 2014

A Parade to Celebrate Active Transportation in our Community On Wednesday, July 16 at 5:30 pm, Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation, in partnership with the weekly Community potluck at 47 Meadowview Avenue, is hosting a Community Celebration of Active Transportation. Our mission is to increase the quantity, quality, safety, and fun of Active Transportation in […]

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Posted July 4, 2014

Tour de Guelph …This Sunday, June 6,2014 The Rotary Clubs of Guelph South and Guelph Trillium are proud to invite you to a brand new exciting event in our community!July 6 2014 is the inaugural Tour de Guelph cycling event. This family-friendly cycling event is being held at the University of Guelph with various route options […]

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Website Launch Date

Posted March 25, 2014

GCAT is proud to release the launch date of their website! April 5th!

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