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Added Parking Reimagined Open House Next Week

Added Parking Reimagined Open House Next Week

Don’t miss another chance to speak out for better bike parking! Because of a problem with a faulty zoom link to the last Parking Reimagined meeting, Fairfax County staff scheduled an additional, final virtual open house to discuss the project on January 31 at 7:00 pm....

Virginia General Assembly Update

Virginia General Assembly Update

FABB is asking area riders to contact their delegates and senators to support two pieces of proposed legislation, now in committee, that will significantly improve riding safety. Follow these short links for action: bit.ly/va23housebikebills...

Desperately Seeking Social Media Help

Desperately Seeking Social Media Help

No, seriously, FABB could really use some help from work from home volunteers to increase our social media’s reach and impact. We need riders who are enthusiastic about social media, the internet, and everything in-between. We want volunteers who want to share their...

2023 Virginia General Assembly Outlook

2023 Virginia General Assembly Outlook

Let your delegate and senator know that you support better bicycling initiatives for the commonwealth. The 2023 Virginia General Assembly session is underway and our friends at the Virginia Bicycle Federation are keeping close track of developments. VBF points out...

Spending Bill Boosts Fairfax Bike Lanes

Spending Bill Boosts Fairfax Bike Lanes

Last month, on December 23, President Biden signed the omnibus spending bill that finances federal agencies through next September. Within the compilation of appropriations bills for the government, Virginia’s two senators, Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, were able to...

Speak Up! at Parking Reimagined Open Houses

Speak Up! at Parking Reimagined Open Houses

Fairfax County is holding two virtual open houses to inform the public about proposals to review zoning ordinances covering bicycle parking and off-street parking and loading. The first Zoom meeting is on Thursday, January 5, and the second will be the following week...

Speak Up! for Mount Vernon Trail Improvements

Speak Up! for Mount Vernon Trail Improvements

FABB encourages area riders to Speak Up! in support of Mount Vernon Trail improvements by the January 4, 2023, deadline. The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing multiple improvements for the entire Mount Vernon Trail (MVT) and is seeking public comment. The NPS...

FABB’s Year End Review

FABB’s Year End Review

As FABB completes its 2022 Annual Appeal (still time to donate and join FABB!), we thought a quick rundown of our activities and achievements during the past year was in order.  2022 was a busy year. Active Fairfax and Safe Streets Plans. There are FABB reps on...

The Time is Now: Join Us in 2023!

The Time is Now: Join Us in 2023!

During our annual appeal, which ends this week, FABB has presented a case for why the time is now for urgent action to expand bicycling infrastructure and make riding a safe and reliable transportation option for everyone. We hope you have found our efforts useful and...