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FABB February Meeting Features I-66 Trail Update

FABB is happy to be hosting Susan Shaw, the VDOT Project Manager for Transform I-66 Outside the Beltway, as our guest speaker at the February meeting on Wednesday, February 20, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm at the Providence District Office and Community Center at 3001 Vaden...

Merrifield Bike/Ped Task Force Meeting

A Merrifield Study Task Force will be holding a meeting this Tuesday, February 5, 2019, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Providence District Office and Community Center at 3001 Vaden Drive in Fairfax. The meeting will address bicycle and pedestrian connectivity in area with...

This Week in FABB in 2014

Five years ago this week FABB reported that the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved approximately $40 million in funding for bike projects over six years as part of a major 6-year transportation funding package. The bike funding was set at approximately $7...

This Week in FABB in 2010

During the week of January 20-26, 2010, FABB reported on an upcoming meeting on the Tysons Comprehensive Plan. We reported then that, after nearly 5 years of work, Fairfax County staff had completed the final draft of proposed Comprehensive Plan language for...

Public Hearings Set for 2019 Paving and Restriping Program

This Blog, initially published on January 17, was updated on January 22, 2019. Due to inclement weather and the relationship between the snow removal and repaving budget (they are one in the same!), VDOT has postponed the finalization of its repaving plans and pushed...

FABB News for January-February 2019

Leadership Changes and New Board Members for 2019 FABB kicked off 2019 welcoming new Board members and making changes to its leadership at the annual FABB Board meeting last Monday. FABB is excited to announce the new Board Officers are: Sonya Breehey, President;...

Public Hearing on E-Bike Use on Trails

The Fairfax County Park Authority and Northern Virginia Park Authority are holding a joint public hearing on Thursday, February 7, on proposed changes to regulations on the use of e-bikes on park trails in northern Virginia. Under the proposal, the regulation would...

Become an Bicycling Ambassador!

Do you love bicycling? Have you ever thought about becoming a representative for better bicycling to everyone you meet? Would you like to be an accredited official envoy for bicycling?  Well, now you can be with a great volunteer opportunity offered by the Fairfax...

Plans for Grist Mill Trail Are Great But Can Be Better

FABB Director Jeff Gauger has been monitoring trail developments near Mount Vernon and offered this report: So you ride to the end of the Mount Vernon Trail (MVT) to Mile Marker Mile 0.  You've paid your respects to George and Martha Washington, and you want to keep...