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This Week in FABB: 2010

Nine years ago the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approve the Tysons plan, which included an extensive network of bicycle facilities and was the first time that bicycle parking guidelines were included in the county’s comprehensive plan. FABB worked with the...

FABB June Meeting Cancelled

It happens sometimes. You have the best of intentions, but life intervenes, schedules change, and then you run out of time. But, don't worry. We'll be back soon with a monthly event to promote new advocacy opportunities, conduct a ride to explore new bike facilities,...

Bad Intersections and Bike Lane Planning

On June 5, 2019, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation held a public hearing on its Intersection Improvement Study at Spring Hill Road and Lewinsville Road. The study includes plans for bike and pedestrian facilities, which is good, but the hearing...

Vienna Town Council To Discuss Church Street Bike Corral

The much-moved agenda item involving a proposed bike corral for Church Street is set for discussion at the Vienna Town Council Meeting on Monday, June 17, 2019, at the Town Hall Council Chambers. FABB encourages local cyclists to attend and show support for needed...

Join In On National Dump The Pump Day

Thursday, June 20, is the 13thannual National Dump the Pump Day, and FABB encourages everyone to mark the day by biking to a local bus stop or Metro station. Dump the Pump is a day when the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and public transit...

Speak Up at Dolley Madison Corridor Meeting

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT), in coordination with Dranesville District Supervisor Foust, will host a community meeting to discuss alternatives for improving the Dolley Madison Boulevard Corridor in McLean on Thursday, June 13. The meeting...

National Bike Challenge Results for May

The National Bike Challenge just completed its first month and FABB wants to again encourage everyone to join this great nationwide event. It will continue to run through September, so there is still plenty of time to participate. It's a free and fun way to inspire...

Board of Supervisors Candidates Respond to FABB Survey

In early May 2019, the Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling (FABB) reached out to each candidate running for a seat on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (BOS) with a survey about transportation, access, safety, and related policies in the region. The responses...

Celebrate World Bicycle Day on June 3

Last year, the United Nations General Assembly declared the third day of June as International World Bicycle Day. The resolution encouraged UN Member States to improve road safety and integrate bicycling into sustainable mobility and transport infrastructure planning...