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Fairfax Says “Take A Moment” for Safety

Fairfax Says “Take A Moment” for Safety

FABB supports the county’s “Take a Moment” safety campaign. FABB encourages the county to engage local biking/walking/safety advocacy groups fully to maximize the campaign’s impact. During the last week of September, Fairfax County launched a countywide safety...

Speaking Up for Bike/Ped Infrastructure

Speaking Up for Bike/Ped Infrastructure

You may recall that back in May FABB encouraged Alexandria-area riders to participate in a series of Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) public information meetings on the I-495 Southside Express Lanes study and to demand inclusion of a shared-use path in the...

Support Better Bicycling and Walking for Huntington Metro Area

Support Better Bicycling and Walking for Huntington Metro Area

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) recently concluded a study of bicycle and pedestrian facilities in the Huntington Metrorail Station neighborhood. The report’s recommendations for lower speed limits, shared use paths, and improved lighting in...

Support Active Transportation in West Falls Church

Support Active Transportation in West Falls Church

FABB participated in the West Falls Church Active Transportation Study as a member of the public advisory group to advocate for better bike access to the West Falls Church Metro station and nearby planned development. The study examined potential improvements to the...

Just Four Weeks to TdMV 2022!

Just Four Weeks to TdMV 2022!

There’s still time to register for the rapidly dwindling slots for the 7th annual Tour de Mount Vernon on Saturday, October 22. Act now to join Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck for this fantastic community bike ride through the southern and central portions...

Taming Our Arterials Panel Discussion

Taming Our Arterials Panel Discussion

Major arterial roads such as Routes 1, 7, 50, 123 and others are dangerous for pedestrians and bicyclists. How can we make these roads safer? Join FABB for a virtual panel discussion on Thursday, September 29, at 7 pm to discuss this important question. With Andy...

Car Free Day: Take the Pledge

Car Free Day: Take the Pledge

Whether you already bike everywhere or would like to give biking a try, take the pledge to participate in Car Free Day on Thursday, September 22, 2022. FABB supports this global event, hosted by Commuter Connections in the Washington, DC region, to increase awareness...

Bike Your Park Day 2022

Bike Your Park Day 2022

Adventure Cycling is again partnering with the National Environmental Education Foundation to celebrate Bike Your Park Day this year! FABB also is encouraging local riders to take advantage of this event on Saturday, September 24, 2022, to explore one or more of the...

Speak Up! on Huntington Metrorail Active Transportation Study

Speak Up! on Huntington Metrorail Active Transportation Study

FABB encourages local riders to participate in a Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) virtual community meeting on Wednesday, September 14 at 7:30 pm on the recently completed Huntington Metrorail Active Transportation Study. It is critical to have...