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Call for Comments on the GW Parkway Study

FABB was well represented at the recent National Park Service meeting on the George Washington Memorial Parkway as local riders advocated for changes to make it easier to use the adjacent Mount Vernon Trail. But, we still need to Speak Up! to make sure these needed...

Join Us for a Social Ride in July

In lieu of our usual monthly member meeting for July, FABB is holding a social ride to celebrate our local parks. We want members to get together for a lovely bike ride to go along with our usual fellowship and discussions of happenings in the world of bike advocacy....

Reducing Scofflaws

Back in June, Luz Lazo and Emily Guskin, respectively a transportation reporter and polling analyst at The Washington Post, caused a bit of a stir with a story that had the unsurprising bottom line that more Washingtonians think motorists are bad than say the same of...

This Week in FABB: 2013

This week in 2013 FABB reported on the renaming of Fairfax County’s Cross County Trail in honor Congressman Gerry Connolly, who had supported the trail while he was Chairman of the Board of Supervisors. He also created the county’s Bicycle Program and ensured funding...

NPS Listening Session on GW Parkway Traffic

In response to constituent concerns conveyed by Congressman Don Beyer, the National Park Service (NPS) is holding a "listening session" on a traffic study it is conducting on the George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP) south of the city of Alexandria. The meeting...

I-66 Inside the Beltway Construction Update Meeting on July 10

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has scheduled a Transform I-66 Inside the Beltway Construction Update meeting for July 10, 2019. The meeting will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Yorktown High School, 5200 Yorktown Boulevard, in Arlington. The meeting will...

National Bike Challenge: Looking Good in June

Fairfax County cyclists riding in the National Bike Challenge are holding on to fifth place among communities of a million or more residents. In June our riders logged 1,660 trips and 24,566 miles to bring the total for the challenge since May to 3,651 trips and...

Asking For Your Help

It’s been a busy year for FABB, and we couldn’t be happier about the progress being made in making bicycling better. Increasingly, government and the private sector see bicycling and bicycling infrastructure as important and cost-effective elements of local...

This Week in FABB: 2011

At the end of June in 2011 FABB joined the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) and Alta Bikeshare in hosting a tour of the Capital Bikeshare system for Fairfax County officials, staff, and a few others. The tour started at a bikeshare station adjacent...