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Take VDOT Survey for McLean-Tysons Dolley Madison Corridor Study

FABB is asking local McLean and Tysons area riders to remind FCDOT that congestion reduction plans need to include active transportation options. Take the FCDOT Survey by July 8 deadline. Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) efforts to develop plans to...

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Compton Road Shared-Use Path Public Meeting

FABB encourages local riders to participate in a Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) virtual public hearing on the Compton Road shared-use path on Monday, June 27, at 7:00 pm. The meeting will cover plans to construct a ten-foot-wide shared-use path along...

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Act Now to Make Bailey’s Crossroads Safer!

Join our partners in Speaking Up! for safer biking and walking options around Bailey’s Crossroads. Spending just a few minutes to send an email today will help urge government and transportation officials to deploy short-term solutions that can save lives now while...

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Advocacy Works!

Did you ever wonder how the 12 elected Fairfax County school board members decide on spending $ 3.3 billion and employ 24,391 people between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023? Needless to say, the process is complicated, especially when it involves new funding. The first...

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NVTC Recommends Funding for Trail to Vienna Metro

Earlier this month, according to ffxnow reporting, the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) approved adding a proposed trail link to the Vienna Metro Station to six other projects recommended for I-66 Commuter Choice funding. Fairfax County is requesting...

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Lee District Paving and Restriping Meeting

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) will hold a second virtual paving and restriping meeting focused on two proposed bike lanes and marked crosswalks in Lee District on Wednesday, June 15, at 6 pm. The first FCDOT and VDOT proposal is to add a bike...

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Speak Up! at 495 NEXT Public Meetings

Speak Up! for planned shared-use trail that will promote pedestrian and bicycle connections in and around Tysons. Plan to participate in either a virtual and in-person 495 Next meeting on 6 and 7 June. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will host two...

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Victim Blaming Headlines Need to Stop

FABB recommends a recent excellent article in Slate by David Zipper detailing how local television journalist Julie Carey uncovered the facts behind the late 2021 death of a pedestrian in Alexandria killed by a truck driver whose vehicle had jumped a sidewalk while...

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Act Today on Rt 236 STARS Study

Speak Up! for a more bicycle-friendly concept to improve Rt. 236 Fill out the VDOT survey by May 31! VDOT is conducting the Route 236 STARS study to assess potential operational, safety, and accessibility improvements for about four miles of Little River Turnpike...