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Controversy Over Seminary Road Ends With Road Diet Approval

On Saturday, Alexandria City Council approved a road diet for a portion of Seminary Road that would reduce four lanes to three (one lane each way and a turn lane in the middle) and add buffered bike lanes, pedestrian refuges, and enhanced crosswalks. It rejected by a...

Try Transit, Go Car Free, Win Prizes

This week has been declared Try Transit Week in Virginia and culminates with Car Free Days between September 21-23. The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT), Fairfax Connector, Fairfax County Commuter Services, and other regional transportation partners...

4th Annual Tour de Mount Vernon in October

FABB is proud to be a sponsor of the fourth annual Tour de Mount Vernon and wants to encourage everyone to join Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck for this community bike ride on Saturday, October 19, 2019. This fun ride winds through the south western...

Speak Up! at Community Meetings on Fairfax County’s Future

Fairfax County will be conducting a series of community meetings throughout the county during the last half of September that will provide an excellent opportunity to advocate for more bicycle infrastructure. County officials charged with creating the first-ever...

E-Bikes Allowed on National Park Trails

Last week the Trump Administration approved an order allowing motorized electric bicycles on every national park trail on which regular bikes are permitted. The order was intended to increase recreational opportunities for all Americans, especially those with physical...

National Bike Challenge Update

August saw another drop in the standings for Fairfax County, but we have the whole month of September to make up some ground and overtake the Houston-area riders who moved into sixth place. FABB encourages Fairfax County riders to get together with friends—new riders...

Bike Your Park Day Is Coming!

The third annual Bike Your Park Day is set for Saturday, September 28, 2019 to encourage and promote bicycling in parks and public lands. FABB is joining Adventure Cycling in encouraging Fairfax bicyclists to participate in Bike Your Park Day by registering and...

This Week in FABB: 2009

The prospect of adding bicycle facilities sometimes seems so simple, but even the most simple things can be difficult to do and often take many, many years to complete. Ten years ago this week FABB visited the still relatively new City of Fairfax Regional Library,...

Yay! August Meeting at Caboose Commons

FABB invites everyone to join us for our monthly meeting for August at the Caboose Commons in Merrifield next Wednesday, August 21, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. This will be a joint social gathering and business meeting. We are inviting attendees to take some time to meet...