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Alexandria BPAC Meeting Next Monday

Our friends on the Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) are having their next meeting on Monday, March 11, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Oswald Durant Arts Center at 1605 Cameron Street in Alexandria. The have a great program lined up and local...

FCDOT Community Meeting on Route 28 Widening, 12 March

FABB encourages local bicyclists to attend a community meeting hosted by the Fairfax County Department of Transportation to provide updates on the Route 28 widening project. The meeting is set for next Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 7:00 pm in the cafeteria of Centre...

Funding for Bicycle Master Plan Revision Missing From County Budget

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is now considering the proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Budget of $4.44 billion, a $156.9 million (or 3.67 percent) increase over the current budget. Upcoming public meetings and Board hearingsprovide multiple opportunities for...

Local News Update on I-66 Multi-Use Trail

Local news channel WDVM prepared this report on Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) plans for the multi-use trail along the I-66 Outside the Beltway expansion project. It features our own Bruce Wright along with Susan Shaw, the VDOT Megaprojects Director, who...

This Week in FABB: 2009

At the end of February 2009, when FABB was a part of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA), the group sent out an alert to area riders to save funding for the Fairfax County bicycle program. Earlier that month the Fairfax County executive recommended...

Become a Bicycle Safety Leader!

FABB is proud to be working with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA), the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), and other key partners in presenting the 2019 Transportation Safety Leadership Training Program. If you are committed to making bicycling better...

Update – 2019 Dranesville District Paving and Restriping Meeting

Updated on March 1, 2019: FCDOT has said that no new bike lanes are scheduled to be added to the roads and streets being repaved this summer in the Dranesville District. After altering the original schedule in January, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)...

Vesper Trail Ribbon Cutting in Tysons

Fairfax County will be holding a ribbon cutting for the Vesper Trail on Tuesday, March 1, 2019, for 10:00 to 11:00 am. In addition to the county officials and others involved in building the trail, FABB and the BikeFairfax staff will be on hand.  We hope you will join...

This Week in FABB: 2009

At the FABB monthly meeting in February 2009 representatives from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) discussed plans for new bike lanes on Gallows Road. Even then the road was popular with...