Holiday of Lights “Bike Night”

This Thursday, December 3, 2009 the DWP Holiday Light Festival, held
annually in Griffith Park, will kick off with a preview bicycles-only
"Bike Night" from 5:00 until 10:00 p.m.


The Week in Livable Streets Events

Aaaah, predictability.  The Tuesday after a holiday is often considered the first “real” day of work.  This week’s glut of important public meetings on Tuesday really should have been spread out a little more. All Summer – The 5th Annual “Summer Night Lights” program kicked off over the weekend.   Summer Night Lights, or as most Angelenos […]

Senator Introduces Mandatory Bicycle Helmet Law in CA

Yesterday, Senator Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) introduced a bill in the California legislature that would require all bicycle riders, including adults, to wear a helmet, and to wear reflective clothing at night. Senator Liu has been an ally for active transportation and bicycling, including supporting the three-foot law that took so long to get […]

Why the Festival of Rights Matters

Cyclists gather at the Festival of Lights for this year’s Festival of Rights protest ride. Photo: Soap Box Some see it as a niche ride for activists.  Some see it as Stephen Box’s attempt to get on television and continue his feud with Councilman Tom LaBonge.  Still others as a ride that engenders mire bad […]

Bike Night at LADWP Holiday Light Festival

A preview Bike Night will be held for experienced and novice riders to come and enjoy the festival in a vehicle free activity just for bike riders. Each year this holiday tradition of magnificent displays showcasing over a million lights along a one-mile segment of Crystal Springs Drive attracts more than half million visitors each […]