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May Is Still Bike Month

It's Bike Month! Celebrate Bicycling! FABB and others are ready to help you get out and  ride. Although Bike Month events have been canceled, FABB encourages everyone to continue to celebrate the month. Rather than focusing on biking to work, just concentrate on the...

Support the West Falls Church W&OD Trail Connection Project

Help Falls Church get transportation grant funding for proposed connection to W&OD. Your public comments can make a difference! FABB has reported previously on the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) and its 2020-2025 Six Year Program Update.  The...

Support FABB With Amazon Smile

Your everyday Amazon purchases can support FABB. Please sign up now for Amazon Smile. During these days of “stay at home” orders, we’re all relying more on delivery services. We hope that if you shop on Amazon you will use your purchases to help support FABB. Thanks...

Cedar Lane Bridge Detour

Cedar Lane bridge over I-66 will be closed between mid-May and November 2020. See detour route for bicyclists below. Our friends at the Virginia Department of Transportation have alerted us to a planned bridge closing that will affect some riders who transit the Dunn...

VDOT Roadway Reconfigurations Update

Learn more about VDOT safety countermeasure projects at new website. Keep track of reconfiguration projects with and make suggestions for interactive map. FABB suggests that our supporters check out VDOT’s recently released a website with information on roadway...

Bills Signed and Being Amended

Two bills protecting vulnerable road users have been signed and two more will be improved by amendment before signing this month. Laws to become effective in July and at the start of 2021. Correction: Two of the new laws become effective on July 1, 2020 and two on...

2020 Paving and Restriping Comments Due on April 14

The comment period on VDOT plans to add significant new bike facilities to three districts closes on April 14. Speak Up now to support these plans and share your ideas on making the restriping program better. If you haven’t provided comments yet on VDOT’s plans to add...

Help Determine NVTA Funding for Regional Transportation Projects

$400 million in funding is available for regional transportation projects in 2020-2025 plan. Help support candidate projects with bicycling and pedestrian improvements by commenting now. The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) is looking for your...

The Bike Community and Covid-19

Now is a time for the bike community to come together and support each other.  Volunteering from home is a great option for helping.  We recommend that FABB members check out Joe Lindsey’s “How You Can Support Bike Shops, Event Organizers, and Cycling Non-Profits” on...