Check out these recent posts where one author distinguishes between being car-free and anti-car and the Los Angeles Times reports on efforts to close the streets to cars and open them to bicycles and pedestrians…for a day.

Car-Free and Anti-Car Are Not Synonymous

http://thesource.metro.net/2009/11/05/car-free-and-anti-car-are-not-synonymous/

Imagine: L.A. Bicyclists in the Driver’s Seat, One Day a Week

A group called cicLAvia wants to close major L.A. thoroughfares to cars and open them to bicyclists on Sundays. City officials are looking for ways to support the plan, which originated in Colombia.

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-guidefeature5-2009nov05,0,7415001.story