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General Assembly Considers Bike-Related Bills

The Virginia General Assembly is in session for 60 days between January and March this year and is considering the outlook for transportation legislation is looking good. A number of House and Senate bills have been proposed to prohibit the use of handheld personal...

VDOT to Begin Planning Study of Shreve Road in Falls Church

FABB is pleased to report that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced recently that it will fund a planning study for Shreve Road.  As part of the project, a VDOT traffic engineering consultant will review conditions along the expanse from Route 29...

Apply Now to Become a League Cycling Instructor

Have you wanted to share your love of bicycling by helping to teach others to ride? Would you like to get training to be an effective bicycle and safety skills instructor? If so, then now is your chance to apply for FREE training (a $500 value) for northern Virginias...

Speak Up for Fairfax County Public Schools Safety

Here are two ways FABB members can help promote safe bicycling and walking to school. Parent Safe Routes to School Survey FABB encourages everyone with children in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) to take five minutes to complete this survey. By speaking up and...

A Hole in the Wind

The Reston Regional Library is hosting a book talk as part of its Great Decisions Speaker Series that should be of great interest to Fairfax County bicyclists. The book is A Hole in the Wind: A Climate Scientist's Bicycle Journey Across the United States and the...

Cycling’s Technological Transformation

“Drivers, check your rearview mirrors: More and more cyclists are taking to the roads, and they’re not going away anytime soon.” So begins the final chapter of Deloitte’s recently released Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions 2020 report. Deloitte...

Happy New Year 2020!

FABB wishes everyone a very happy new year and hopes the coming months are filled with bicycling. As you make your plans for 2020, we encourage new and old riders to visit our Resources page for information to make your rides safe and fun. We also recommend that you...

Transportation Open House and Listening Session

FABB encourages members to attend the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’s TransAction Open House and Listening Session on Thursday, January 9, 2020. TransAction is NVTA’s long-range transportation plan, which is intended to guide future investments in the...

Fairfax General Assembly Delegation Public Hearing

Fairfax County bicyclists have a chance to have their voice hear in Richmond by attending the Fairfax County General Assembly delegation’s pre-2020 session public hearing this Saturday, January 4, 2020. Political leaders in Richmond have indicated that major goals for...