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This Week in FABB: 2009

Ten years ago this week FABB was advocating for better bicycling at a public hearing on the development of Mulligan Road, a planned connector road between Richmond Highway (U.S. Route 1) and Telegraph Road in the vicinity of Fort Belvoir. The need for this new road...

Nutley Interchange Redesign Could Provide Safer Bicycling

A new conceptual design for the Nutley Street interchange as part of the I-66 Outside the Beltway project will be discussed at a public meeting coming up on June 5 in Vienna. FAM Construction, the I-66 Outside the Beltway design-build team, developed the new design...

I-495 Express Lanes Northern Extension Study Public Meeting Report

On Monday, May 20, FABB members were out in force for a Virginia Department of Transportation public information meeting on its study of plans to extend the I-495 Express Lanes approximately three miles from the Dulles Toll Road to the American Legion Bridge. One of...

Bike Month Closes Out with Bike Travel Weekend

The Adventure Cycling Association, the nonprofit that was started in 1973 as Bikecentennial, and continues to promote bicycle travel around the country, is sponsoring Bike Travel Weekend between May 31 and June 2. The organization is welcoming June and the summer by...

Bike It Forward!

Have you been enjoying some of the new bicycling infrastructure added to Fairfax County over the past few years? Have you been thinking about ways you can show some gratitude for the improvements to your bicycling experience. Then FABB invites you to take advantage of...

Route 7 Corridor Project Public Meeting Report

FABB members were out last Tuesday to support and seek improvements for planned shared-use paths at a public hearing on the Route 7 Corridor Project. This project will improve almost seven miles of Route 7 between Reston and Tysons, primarily by widening the road from...

FABB Bike Month Social This Saturday!

All FABB members and supporters are invited to join us for a social meetup (in lieu of our monthly meeting) this Saturday, May 11, from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm at Caboose Commons in Merrifield. We’re using the meetup as a convenient spot for FABB's Bike to Work Day...

Healthy Communities Board Chairman Debate on 13 May

Want to know local politicians’ views on making bicycling better in Fairfax County? Plan now to watch a televised debate of candidates running for chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Monday, May 13, 2019. There are three ways to watch: Live on...