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Route 7 Path Closure and Safety Reminders

FABB wants everyone to be safe and to be around to enjoy the holidays. Our friends at the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) share these concerns and offered some safety tips for riders traveling around the Route 7 Corridor project near Reston where work is...

What to Do After a “Bicycle Crash”

A FABB member recently recommended to us two things that we thought important to share and to encourage others to share widely. First, our member is a big fan of his Cycliq 6CE light and camera safety system, which automatically records video of traffic around you as...

Remember FABB on GivingTuesday

GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, which this year falls on December 3. Now in its eighth year, GivingTuesday is a global celebration that harnesses the generosity of millions of people around the world to support the causes they believe...

Support FABB with Holiday Shopping at Amazon Smile

Every little bit of support you give to FABB helps us make bicycling better in Fairfax County. As you do your holiday shopping this year, you can help by using the Amazon Smile site. Thanks to the AmazonSmile Foundation, FABB receives 0.5% of the purchase price from...

FABB’s November-December Newsletter

FABB News - November-December 2019 (originally distributed on November 6, 2019) FABB Continues to Grow, Appoints Executive Director “On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are pleased to announce that we have hired Matt Roberts as our first-ever Executive Director,”...

International World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

This Sunday, November 17, is International World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. This annual event commemorates the millions of people killed and injured in traffic crashes around the world. Around the world road traffic crashes are a major cause of death...

NOVA Parks Wants Your Thoughts on W&OD Trail Improvements

NOVA Parks is seeking input from W&OD Trail users on trail safety as part of an ongoing project to revamp the trail in the Falls Church area leading into Arlington County. The project’s goal is to improve trail flow in urban and congested areas as well as safety...

Capital Trails Symposium on November 14

If you are interested in sharing your ideas or just learning more about regional trail networks, then plan now to participate in the sixth annual Capital Trails Symposium on Thursday, November 14, at 9:00 am at Trinity Washington University, 125 Michigan Avenue NE, in...