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This Week in FABB: 2013

This week six years ago FABB reported on the first meeting in nearly two years of the newly rebranded VDOT Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. The committee, which began in1989 as the Bicycle Advisory Committee, had history of meeting sporadically, so...

Earning Your Trust

FABB has again been awarded the GuideStar Silver Seal of Transparency. We work hard to be responsible stewards for the members and donors who have reposed their trust in us as we work to make bicycling better in Fairfax County. GuideStar is the world’s largest source...

FABB Needs Volunteers!

Spring is here and FABB has volunteer opportunities galore to support better bicycling in Fairfax County.  But, to do this, we need you! SpringFest FABB is again participating in SpringFest on Saturday, April 27. More than 5,000 people attended last year and we need...

Comment NOW on VDOT’s Redesign of Richmond Highway

VDOT has proposed a new design for Richmond Highway (RH), between Jeff Todd Way and Sherwood Hall Lane in eastern Fairfax County. The proposal includes widening RH to 178 feet with six 11-foot car lanes and a grass median in the center that will be reserved for bus...

The Week in FABB: 2018

One year ago this week FABB was promoting the Virginia Sierra Club’s release of the Blueprint for Better Transportation in Northern Virginia. In addition to the Virginia Sierra Club, FABB joined with the Coalition for Smarter Growth, Environment Virginia, the Piedmont...

Reston Association’s 55+ Bike Ride Series 2019

The Reston Association is sponsoring three rides this spring and summer for bicyclists who are 55-years-old or older. The first ride will be held on Tuesday, May 7, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. Participants will meet at the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station and take...

Budget Hearings This Week: Speak Up on Video!

FABB needs your help to ensure the Bicycle Master Plan (BMP) gets funding this year for important updates that were part of the original plan.The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is hosting hearings this week on April 9, 10, and 11on the budget for fiscal year 2020...

This Week in FABB: 2011

Eight years ago FABB was building support for a bike route plan for Courthouse Road in Vienna. The Vienna Town Council was holding a public hearing on the plan that week and our group was encouraging riders to attend. FABB had earlier offered ideas to the Vienna...

April Meeting To Focus on Health and Volunteerism

Please plan now to join FABB for our next monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 17, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave E, Vienna, near the W&OD Trail. We have an interesting and informative program scheduled. Our feature speaker will be...