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Major Milestone of Long Bridge Project and Bike/Ped Bridge

Environmental planning for Long Bridge Project completed, setting stage for eventual construction. Bicycle- and pedestrian-only bridge remains important part of project In early September DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and Virginia Governor Ralph S. Northam announced that the...

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National Park Service Recommends Mount Vernon Trail Improvements

Although only in the recommendation stage, the NPS is advocating for significant safety and other improvements to the trail. Local riders should continue to ask the Park Service to implement the recommendations. FABB wanted to make sure everyone saw this excellent...

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Speak Up for Revised Shared Use Path Standards

Time to Speak Up for wider shared use trails on county property. Let Planning Commission know that a minimum 10-feet-wide trail must be the standard for Public Facilities Manual. FABB is asking members and interested citizens to participate in an upcoming Planning...

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Bike Your Park Day and Bike Travel Weekend

Bike Your Park Day 2020 and Bike Travel Weekend 2020 will be held on the same weekend this month. Take the time to participate and discover nearby parks and public lands by bike. The fourth annual Bike Your Park Day is set for Saturday, September 26, 2020, to...

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Bike to Work Day Coming in September

Bike to Work Day is Tuesday, September 22. Plan now to do your part to encourage others to ride and give bike commuting a chance. One of the bright spots of the early months of the pandemic was the increase in biking even though the usual Bike Month events in May were...

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Registration Open for 5th Annual Tour de Mount Vernon

Sign up now for this great ride through southern Mount Vernon District! Limited to 250 riders to abide by Covid-19 social gathering rules. FABB is proud to join with Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck for the 5th Annual Tour de Mount Vernon. This community...

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Virginia Bike Laws

Always good to review state laws related to bicycling.  Know what is expected of you and of the motorists around you.  One of FABB’s primary goals is to help educate riders, motorists, and police about Virginia bicycling laws. We were disappointed that the Fairfax...

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Time to Advocate

People and governments are increasingly looking to bicycling to address multiple problems with congestion, pollution, and quality of life. Knowledgeable and committed advocates are needed now more than ever.  Here’s another interesting article on how the COVID-19...