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News and Updates from GCAT

POSTPONED! Fall Colours Bike Ride with GCAT!

Posted October 10, 2021

The Fall Colours Bike Ride has been postponed due to inclement weather until October 23. What’s the best part of Autumn?! It’s the trees ablaze with colours. To celebrate this beauty and as a great reason to get together with fellow riders, we are hosting a Fall Colours Bike Ride. This is a family-friendly event, […]

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colour photo of people on bikes at night in a park

Bike the Night!

Posted September 4, 2021

Date: Saturday, September 18Start time: 7:00 pmRide time: Sunset (approx. 7:45 pm) Meet-Up Location: Exhibition Park, GuelphTo RSVP, go to our Eventbrite page. Join us on an illuminated nighttime group ride through Guelph! Inspired by similar events across the world, Bike the Night is Guelph’s first and very own illuminated mass group ride. Bike the Night […]

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UPDATE FROM THE PRESIDENT 2021

Posted August 2, 2021

Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation has been busy this summer improving the experience for Active Transportation users in Guelph. Thanks to our local media outlets for covering these stories. One of our most important GCAT advocacy issues is  Speedvale Ave, including the Speedvale bridge underpass. GCAT  also delegated many times for bike lanes on Speedvale Ave, but due […]

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Love Your Bike Festival June 19 2021

Posted June 14, 2021

Come out for the eighth annual (COVID compliant) “Love Your Bike Festival!”  When: Saturday, June 19, 2021, 10:30 am  Where: The Wooly Pub back covered  patios, 176 Woolwich St. St. Andrews Church, Two Rivers Church and Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation (GCAT) are inviting the young and old to celebrate Guelph’s favourite mode of transportation […]

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Sign up for “Team GCAT” on the Tour De Guelph!

Posted June 9, 2021

Join GCAT and ride in the Tour de Guelph in support of Guelph General Hospital and numerous other local programs through the Rotary Clubs of Guelph South and Guelph Trillium. This year’s proceeds to the Hospital will directly support its $34-million Together, We Care fundraising campaign, helping the Hospital invest in new patient care equipment and technology by […]

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Two Rivers on Two Wheels – Online June 2, 10:00am

Posted May 30, 2021

Explore Guelph’s rivers under pedal power.Join us for this 2 Rviers event as we virtually explore Guelph’s river systems under pedal power. Floodplains, ancient riverbanks, waterfalls, the confluence of Guelph’s two rivers, a bit of history, and a lot of geographic insight. RSVP and register for this event HERE

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GCAT is hiring! Membership, Volunteer and Marketing Coordinator – part time Contract position

Posted May 26, 2021

Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation Position Description Longer version here Position Title: Membership, Volunteer and Marketing Coordinator – Contract Hours Per Month: 12 hours per month for 6 months Pay: $17/hr For more information or to submit a letter outlining your qualifications, please contact info@gcat.ca The Organization: The Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation (GCAT) is […]

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GCAT & BIKE MINDS Present: Bikes and Empowerment, June 2, 7pm

Posted May 26, 2021

Have you noticed more new people getting onto bikes lately in your community? We at Guelph Coalition for Active Trasnportation (GCAT) are noticing the same thing. E-bikes for example, will make all of those steep hills in Guelph seem to disapear. Just add a rack and pack for a long adventure, or run local errands […]

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Canada Wide Bike Count June 1-6 needs Guelph Volunteers

Posted May 14, 2021

You can make an impact by collecting cycling data in Guelph! Contact us at info@gcat.ca to learn more about how you can participate through Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation! A message from Velo Canada Bikes Click here to volunteer! From June 1st-6th, 2021, we’ll map Canada’s potential to shift to a cycling nation post-pandemic. Volunteers stationed across the […]

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Notice of virtual open house: Speedvale Avenue improvements Mar 22-Apr 4

Posted March 29, 2021

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 […]

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