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New Bike Room at Vienna Metro

Bike and Ride facility just opened at Vienna Metro. Registering to use is easy. Good news for bike commuters in and around Vienna. Metro recently opened a new Bike and Ride facility at the Vienna Station. The facility provides customers with secure, covered bicycle...

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More on Bicycling Data Needs

FABB reported recently on data validating the 2020 bicycling boom and some of the lessons being drawn from the development. We are similarly reminded by the daily reports of COVID-19 data of how important information is for identifying problem areas, developing...

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Virtual Meeting on Route 1 Multimodal Improvements Study

Join VDOT virtual public workshop on December 16. Help shape plans to improve bicyclist and pedestrian safety around future Amazon headquarters in Crystal City. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is holding a virtual public information meeting for the...

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COVID-19 Bike Boom Trends

The boom in bicycling in 2020 is providing new and important lessons for transportation planning. Planners need more and constant data to adjust to changing needs and to better evaluate and adapt planned bicycling infrastructure.  One of the major shortcomings in...

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Give Now to FABB’s Annual Appeal

Help FABB build a “new normal” in transportation that features bicycling Your gift to our annual appeal will help us create a better bicycling tomorrow. The current health crisis has reduced motor vehicle traffic across our region and given us all a foretaste of how...

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Support the I-495 Parallel Trail

Show VDOT your support for proposed shared-use trail by 4 December. Planned trail can promote bike-ped connections around Tysons. FABB encourages bicyclists and others interested to Speak Up in support of the planned parallel trail accompanying the 495NEXT project,...

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Support FABB with Amazon Smile

Because of the ongoing public health crisis, many of us will be relying more than ever on the internet to do our holiday shopping. If you use the Amazon Smile site, you can support FABB at the same time. Thanks to the AmazonSmile Foundation, FABB receives 0.5% of the...

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Miles to Go in Tysons

Transit-oriented development in Tysons has made great strides. A truly walkable and bikeable community requires more infrastructure. The GreaterGreaterWashington website has been running a series of blog posts looking at Tysons that local bike advocates should read....

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Cyclist Safety Best Practices

On this World Day of Remembrance for traffic victims, FABB wanted to highlight a recent document on best practices for cyclist safety. Key point is that cyclist crashes are predictable and preventable and should not be accepted as inevitable. FABB encourages members...