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Vesper Trail Ribbon Cutting in Tysons

Fairfax County will be holding a ribbon cutting for the Vesper Trail on Tuesday, March 1, 2019, for 10:00 to 11:00 am. In addition to the county officials and others involved in building the trail, FABB and the BikeFairfax staff will be on hand.  We hope you will join...

This Week in FABB: 2009

At the FABB monthly meeting in February 2009 representatives from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) discussed plans for new bike lanes on Gallows Road. Even then the road was popular with...

Route 29 Bike/Ped Improvements Public Information Meeting

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will host a public information meeting on a planned project to construct missing segments of the shared-use path along northbound Route 29 on Tuesday, March 5, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Fairhill Elementary School, 3001...

This Week in FABB: 2007

On February 16, 2007, FABB posted its first blog on its website. Founding member Bruce Wright used the post to announce that, as part of its mission to improve bicycling conditions in Fairfax County, FABB would be blogging on breaking news, items of interest that...

2019 Washington Region Vision Zero Summit

The Washington Area Bicyclists Association (WABA) is hosting the third annual Washington Region Vision Zero Summit on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. The summit is being held by WABA in collaboration with the George Washington University Hospital...

Distracted Driving Legislation One Step Closer to Becoming Law

The Virginia Senate and House of Delegates last week passed bills that ban using a hand-held communication device unless it is in hands-free mode while operating a vehicle. Before the bill become law, the House must pass the Senate bill or vice versa followed by the...

Huntley Meadows Park Trails Round Up

FABB would like to thank everyone who raised their voices in support of keeping the planned minor trails through Huntley Meadows park. Although the planning commission and Board of Supervisors decided to remove the planned trails, your efforts gave them a renewed...

Help Add Bicycling to Fairfax County’s Strategic Plans

Fairfax County is interested in your views of the future, providing a great opportunity to speak up for more bicycle infrastructure. For the first time since 2012 the county is beginning a strategic planning process to shape our future and is seeking inputs from those...

This Week in FABB: 2016

Just three short years ago this week, the FABB blog was highlighting the unfair treatment bicycling and pedestrian facilities were given in the aftermath of one of the top three snowstorms in the region’s history. In early February 2016, Fairfax County was still...