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E-Bikes Strengthen Need for Better Infrastructure

Electric bicycle sales are booming--they outsell electric cars by about two-to-one--and, as Ira Boudway recently pointed out on Bloomberg, they are a cost effective transportation alternative that increase mobility options for underserved populations. E-bikes also are...

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County Needs to Speed Up Bike-Ped Infrastructure Projects

During recent Fairfax County budget reviews, the county staff reported that the 2014 $100 million transportation bond referendum had not been fully used. In fact, the county had sold only $52.86 million in bonds to support project expenditures. The bond referendum was...

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Promoting Biking to School

This month's Bike and Roll to School Day success rests on Safe Routes to School (SRTS) foundation set a decade ago. Reach out now to local school board members and ask them to support SRTS funding and hiring of full-time SRTS program coordinator.  FABB wants to give a...

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I-495 Southside Express Lanes Study Meetings

FABB encourages Alexandria-area riders to participate in Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) public information meetings to provide information about the I-495 Southside Express Lanes study and demand consideration of including a shared-use path in the...

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May FABB Meeting: Focus on Active Transportation

Please plan now to join FABB for our next virtual meeting on Wednesday, May 18, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.  We are happy to announce that our feature speaker will be Nicole Wynands, Active Transportation Planner for Fairfax County Active Transportation Program. You can...

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Spring Hill/Lewinsville Roads Intersection Improvement Study Meeting

FABB encourages local Tysons and McLean riders to Speak Up! for better bike infrastructure as part of plans to improve the dangerous intersection for Spring Hill and Lewinsville Roads. The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) will host a virtual meeting...

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Speak Up! for Proposed Fairfax City Trail Connection

Fairfax City is preparing an application for Smart Scale funding to complete a trail connection across Route 50 between the George Snyder Trail (currently in design) and the Willcoxon Trail, which connects further east with the Cross-County Trail. Share your ideas...

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Speak Up! for Bicycle Projects for Northern Virginia

Fairfax County riders have until midnight, May 22, to show their support for bicycle projects included in the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) FY2022-2027 Six Year Program (SYP).  You can Speak Up! directly at a hybrid public hearing, offering both...

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Support Planned Shared-Use Path Along Route 28

FABB encourages local riders to participate in an FCDOT virtual stakeholder meeting for the Route 28 Widening Project on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from 12 Noon to 1:30 pm. Presentations will update the community on the status of the project, upcoming construction...