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I Bike, I Vote (Part I)

Automated Vehicles could make our roads safer, but the SELF DRIVE Act lacks proper safety standards. FABB encourages riders to Speak Up and tell Congress to put safety first and oppose the SELF DRIVE Act. FABB joins with the League of American Bicyclists in urging...

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Speak Up for a Safer Richmond Highway

FABB joins with the Coalition for Smarter Growth to make Richmond Highway safer. Tell VDOT now is the time to lower speed limits and make design changes. The Coalition for Smarter Growth (CSG) has begun an advocacy campaign to generate public support for having the...

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495 Northern Extension Study Virtual Meeting and Q&A Sessions

Speak Up for planned bicycle and pedestrian improvements included in the 495 Northern Extension (NEXT) Study. Virtual Q&A sessions this week with public hearing set for Monday, October 5, 2020. Based on observations of past road projects, FABB judges that most...

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Tips for Safe and Polite Biking in the Region

Washington Post acknowledges boom in biking and offers tips on trail etiquette. A good reminder for everyone, so please share. FABB was pleased to see the recent Washington Post article by Angela Haupt on trail etiquette (and not just because our own Bruce Wright was...

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Social Media Volunteers Needed

FABB is looking for one or more volunteers to work from home to assist with our social media and improve our engagement with members and others interested in making bicycling better in Fairfax County. We need volunteers who can create original and engaging posts that...

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FABB Needs You!

Since FABB’s founding in 2005, volunteers have been critical to our success in making bicycling better in Fairfax County. FABB always has volunteer opportunities to offer that should appeal to a range of member interests and skills. Social Rides. Social rides—that is,...

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Amtrak Expands Bike Travel Options

While travel may not be optimum now, Amtrak is making bringing bikes on board trains easier. Designated bike storage spaces added to passenger coaches. Earlier this month, Amtrak announced that customers can bring their bikes for off-train adventures for only $20...

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Join Us for September Meeting

Plan now to join FABB for our next virtual meeting on Wednesday, September 16, at 7:00 pm. We have a great line up of speakers to update and motivate participants. Susan Shaw, the Virginia Department of Transportation(VDOT) Northern Virginia Regional Transportation...