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Support FABB with Amazon Smile

Because of the ongoing public health crisis, many of us will be relying more than ever on the internet to do our holiday shopping. If you use the Amazon Smile site, you can support FABB at the same time. Thanks to the AmazonSmile Foundation, FABB receives 0.5% of the...

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Miles to Go in Tysons

Transit-oriented development in Tysons has made great strides. A truly walkable and bikeable community requires more infrastructure. The GreaterGreaterWashington website has been running a series of blog posts looking at Tysons that local bike advocates should read....

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Cyclist Safety Best Practices

On this World Day of Remembrance for traffic victims, FABB wanted to highlight a recent document on best practices for cyclist safety. Key point is that cyclist crashes are predictable and preventable and should not be accepted as inevitable. FABB encourages members...

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#WDoR2020

Help Virginia Families for Safe Streets commemorate the 2020 World Day of Remembrance. Sign up to attend virtual event to advocate for action to stop road deaths and injuries. This Sunday is the 25th annual World Day of Remembrance (WDoR) for Road Traffic Victims. It...

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Help Shape Virginia’s Outdoor Recreation Plans

FABB encourages everyone to take a Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) survey to the natural resource conservation plan for the future to provide and protect access to the outdoors throughout our area and the commonwealth. You can find the survey...

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W&OD Trail Detour

Heads Up! Earlier this week, the trail detour for the nearly complete Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail Bridge over Lee Highway shifted to run along the north side of the bridge. This detour is much shorter than the previous one that ran south of the...

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Making McLean Bicycle/Trail Network Plan Better

Plans for McLean’s downtown encourage increased use of active transportation modes and transit by developing high-quality bicycle networks and other facilities and services. Adding an urban trail or two-way bikeway to celebrate the historical Great Falls and Old...

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The Importance of Loops

Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Trail project moving forward toward construction begining next spring. Loops magnify the benefits of trails by opening up multiple areas of the county to users by intersecting with other major and local trails within the trail network....

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Speak Up! at Fairfax City Bicycle Plan Meeting

Fairfax City is seeking public input on its Bicycle Transportation Plan. Share your thoughts at virtual meeting on October 15 or by email and phone. FABB encourages Fairfax City riders to plan now to participate in a virtual public workshop on Thursday, October 15, at...