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FABB Statement on FCPD incident on 4/21/2019 involving a bicyclist

FABB was upset to learn about the incident on April 21 where a cyclist was struck by an officer in a crosswalk on Richmond Highway. We are saddened that Mr. Crawley was injured and we continue looking for more details about the incident and hope the bicyclist is doing...

Route 7 Corridor Improvement Public Meetings in May

FABB encourages our supporters who live in and around Route 7 between Tysons and Reston to make plans now to attend one of two public information meetings on the Route 7 Corridor Improvement Project. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) project team plans...

Let’s Celebrate National Bike Month!

Please join FABB in celebrating National Bike Month in May. There are many ways to get involved to promote the many benefits of bicycling and encourage more people to bike for work, errands, and pleasure. We hope everyone will use the month to get out for a ride and...

Freshening Up the Sally Ormsby Trail

The Sally Ormsby Trail in Annandale is getting some new paving for approximately 3,200 linear feet (roughly 1 kilometer or 6/10s of a mile) this spring. The Sally Ormsby Park runs along the Cross County Trail in the Accotink Stream Valley between Barkley Drive and...

Detour on W&OD Trail at Lee Highway

If you haven’t heard, a detour on the Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail started last Friday (April 19). The detour will send riders around the construction of the new trail bridge over Route 29 (Lee Highway) near the Arlington-Falls Church line. The...

Name That Trail! Centreville Public Information Meeting on I-66 Trail

Before you head off to SpringFest on Saturday, April 27, please plan on stopping by the public information meeting being held by the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) on the the Off Corridor portions of the I-66 Outside the Beltway Bicycle/Pedestrian...

Let’s Get Behind Senate Bill 1098!

FABB wants all our supporters to ask your senators to co-sponsor S.1098, the Transportation Alternatives Enhancement Act, introduced by Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Roger Wicker (R-MS). The Transportation Alternatives program represents almost 50% of all federal...

Support Biking in Funding Plans For More Transit

Fairfax County’s and other local governments’ arrangements with the concessionaire for I-66 call for some of the tolls collected for travel inside the Beltway to fund public transit projects. Improving trail access to the Vienna Metro and growing BikeShare in Vienna...