Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Stephen Box

Speaking at This Weekend’s So.CA.T.A Meeting: Stephen Box

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Originally Stephen Villavaso of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition was scheduled to be the guest speaker at the Southern California Transit Advocates May 14th meeting, only to have a conflict force him to request to be rescheduled to our June meeting. As I scrambled to seek a replacement Nick Matonak who handles the Facebook […]

City Election Preview: LaBonge vs. Box in CD4

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For those in the livable streets advocacy community, no city council race has taken on more significance than this one. Here, LA Streetsblog presents a rundown of the two candidates and the livable streets issues at the heart of the race, so that you can make an informed decision. The Incumbent: Tom LaBonge is an […]

Penetrating the Myth of L.A.’s Safety

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At City Watch and his personal blog Soap Box, Stephen Box punched an SUV sized hole in the Mayor and Police Chief Charlie Beck’s claim that the City of Los Angeles has become the “second safest big city in America, after New York.”  Box’s contention is that because the city assumes that most traffic crashes […]

Why the Festival of Rights Matters

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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 […]