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The Time is Now: Implementing American Solutions

The Time is Now: Implementing American Solutions

Too often, opponents of bicycling infrastructure dismiss advocates for wanting to impose European ways on American transportation systems. Nothing could be farther from the truth, and, in fact, American localities across the country are showing how to resolve the...

The Time is Now: To Protect Our Health and Climate

The Time is Now: To Protect Our Health and Climate

For a healthier life, it’s time to get back on your bike or, if you already ride, to bring others along. The health, economic, and environmental benefits of biking are unsurpassed and, in the case of environment, may be essential to our survival. Here’s to Your...

County Jobs with Impact on Active Transportation Available

County Jobs with Impact on Active Transportation Available

Help FABB spread the word that the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) has a number of positions open where a high-quality candidate could make a major difference in active and multimodal transportation for everyone. We would love to see qualified...

The Time is Now: For Safer Streets and Roads

The Time is Now: For Safer Streets and Roads

Now more than ever, bicycle advocacy is a matter of life and death. America’s streets and roads, including those in Fairfax County, are becoming increasingly deadly for all users, especially people—vulnerable road users—outside of motor vehicles. Because every driver...

The Time is Now: Bike Commuting and Equity

The Time is Now: Bike Commuting and Equity

Bicycling to work can save time and money, improves fitness, and fights pollution and climate change. Many people are dependent on biking, walking, and public transportation to access their basic needs, and they deserve a safe and reliable network. Mobility is...

The Time is Now: Spread the Joy

The Time is Now: Spread the Joy

Bicyclists know that riding brings happiness and joy. FABB believes that the time is now to spread those feelings to help the larger Fairfax County community. The past few years have been tough on everyone. The Covid pandemic and accompanying isolation from closings...

Help FABB Meet the Match!

Help FABB Meet the Match!

FABB’s 2022 year-end annual appeal is off to a good start, and we are happy to announce that two members of our bicycling community have decided that the time is now to commit to matching the first $3,000 raised by FABB between 5 and 15 December. Please help us meet...

An Appeal for Your Help

An Appeal for Your Help

As important as the Annual Appeal is for FABB, one of our organization’s greatest strengths and needs is volunteer commitment to our work. If a cash donation isn’t possible now, how about becoming a FABB volunteer? Volunteers are key to our accomplishments in bicycle...

Speak Up! for GWMP and MVT Biking  

Speak Up! for GWMP and MVT Biking  

FABB encourages local riders to take advantage of the December 6 NPS public meeting opportunity to share ideas on making bicycling better along the parkway and trail. Your input will be used to refine project designs and to support the analysis of any environmental...