Spider Maps!

Spider Maps!

Spider maps, spider maps, easier to use than regular bike maps. Spider maps can help make bike commute planning more intuitive and accessible.  Andrew Small at Bloomberg’s CityLab website had a great article last week called “What If Bike Paths Looked...
Planning for Happy Commuters

Planning for Happy Commuters

Adding amenities to improve commuting experiences produces numerous benefits for everyone. Biking remains the champ for bringing the most happiness. Some good news recently came from a University of Minnesota study that confirms what many local riders know. Commuters...
Bike Routes for Social Distancing

Bike Routes for Social Distancing

Biking helps beat quarantine fatigue and can be done safely.  FABB members offer four bike routes that help maintain social distancing.  We’ve written before that biking is a great antidote to quarantine fatigue. It helps to reduce stress while...
Welcome New Riders

Welcome New Riders

We wanted to share some recent advice for new riders from John Herrman of the New York Times. We hope you find it useful. Hermann noted that conditions for new or aspiring cyclists are a bit unusual now. There’s an international bike shortage. Bike shops are...
NOVA Scores in Bike Survey

NOVA Scores in Bike Survey

Northern Virginia cities did well in recently released ratings compiled by national advocacy group, PeopleForBikes. Plan now to participate this Fall in the next survey to collect some of the data for this project. PeopleForBikes this month released a...