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Please Support Hands Free Driving

FABB is asking everyone interested in safer roads and highways to contact their Virginia representatives immediately and ask them to vote next Wednesday (April 3) for SB 1768 on the use of handheld personal communications devices while driving. Governor Northam has...

Speak-Up at Richmond Highway Widening Design Public Hearing

​The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is holding a design public hearing on it’s Richmond Highway Corridor Improvements project this Tuesday, March 26. While the project provides significant improvements to bicycling and walking along Route 1,...

Updated I-66 Trail Designs Now Available

Updated I-66 parallel trail designs were unveiled at a recent meeting hosted by FABB.  The  Virginia Department of Transportation, Fairfax County DOT, and FAM construction, the private design/build contractor on the Transform66 project, presented the...

Volunteer to Help Support FABB’s 2019 Goals

As FABB kicked off 2019, the Board held two planning meetings to set goals and develop its annual work plan. The Board met first met in January to develop a draft work plan. Then, in February, hosted a broader group of FABB members to solicit feedback and...

Virginia State Legislative Wrap-Up

The 2019 state legislative session has come to an end and there are few reasons for the Virginia bicycling community to celebrate. Several promising bills appeared to have bipartisan support, but nearly all were thwarted. The bills sent to the governor for signature...

This Week in FABB: 2008

Has it been eleven years already?  During this week in 2008, FABB used its blog to help promote the first annual Bike to Mason Day, which we also helped to plan. It was clear then that there was great potential for cycling to and on the George Mason University campus....

Springfest 2019: Volunteers Needed

Once again, FABB will participate in SpringFest on Saturday, April 27, at the Sully Historic Site. SpringFest, which runs from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, is Fairfax County’s official Earth Day and Arbor Day event to promote the health of our people and...

Parkways Study Information Meetings

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) will hold three public information meetings in March and April on the Fairfax County & Franconia-Springfield Parkways Alternatives Analysis and Long Term Planning Study. FCDOT is following up on last year’s...