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It's getting dark - Lights On campaign returns to WalkBikeMarin

Posted: 2010-11-03

[Updated 11/17/2010]

Each year in early November, the WalkBikeMarin Lights On campaign visits local multi-use paths to help bicyclists stay bright in the face of darker autumn weather.  Last year, WalkBikeMarin staff provided bicycle lights to over 50 cyclists, along with free T-shirts, stickers and posters promoting the message of safe and visible bicycling.

WalkBikeMarin would like to remind cyclists of the importance of staying bright during the fall and winter.  California law requires all bicycles to be outfitted with a white front light visible from at least 300 feet, and a red rear reflector visible from at least 500 feet (though a rear light is preferred).

Look for WalkBikeMarin during your evening bicycle commute between 3:30 and 5:30 PM on select days between November 8th and and November 15th.  Lights On will be out on one of our local multi-use paths with free schwag and advice to help you get equipped to stay safe and visible this winter.  See below for a full list of dates and locations:

  • Monday, November 8th, 3:30 - 5:30 PM, Sausalito-Mill Valley Path
  • Wednesday, November 10th, 3:30 - 5:30 PM, Corte Madera Path
  • Thursday, November 11th, 3:30 - 5:30 PM, Tiburon Path
  • Monday, November 15th, 3:30 - 5:30 PM, Corte Madera Path
  • NEW! Thursday, November 18th, 3:30 - 5:30 PM, Tiburon Path*

Please note, Lights On events are weather dependent; in the case of poor weather, each Lights On event will be rescheduled for a later date in order to reach the maximum number of cyclists.  If any of the above listed events are postponed due to weather, the first make-up event will be scheduled for Thursday, November 18th.  Check this page for more information in the case of poor weather.

* This date has been added to make up for the November 15th event, which was cut short.

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