The 4th Great Montgomery County Bike Summit

The 4th Great Montgomery County Bike Summit, taking place in Wheaton and organized by the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.

Event: Last updated by Seth Grimes on September 21, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Seth Grimes
on September 21, 2023.

 

We Need the Arboretum Bridge & Trail!

Let the project team know why you support the Arboretum Bridge and Trail!

Action Alert: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on August 23, 2023.

Action Alert: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on August 23, 2023.

 

2023 WABA Awards

WABA Awards are an important opportunity for WABA to recognize the people and places in our region that make bicycling great. 

Blog Post: Last updated by Jeremiah Lowery on September 5, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jeremiah Lowery
on September 5, 2023.

 

Prince George’s–New Carrollton Transportation & Bicycling Forum

Join us for a Prince George’s County Transportation & Bicycle Safety Forum in New Carrollton

Event: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on August 21, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on August 21, 2023.

 

Introducing Beth, WABA’s new Education Program Coordinator!

Hi! My name is Beth Donahue and I am delighted to be the new Education Program Coordinator at WABA.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on August 17, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on August 17, 2023.

 

Get ready to be amazed by everything new for the 50 States Ride this year!

Twenty incredible years in, we’re ready to take things up a notch on Saturday, September 23rd.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on August 17, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on August 17, 2023.

 

- WABA Signature Event

Business Leaders Roundtable

The voices of business leaders play a vital role in shaping our transportation system for the better, and now is the time for transportation advocates to develop strong ties with the business community for the future of our transportation system and the economy.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on August 15, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne
on August 15, 2023.

 

Meetup

Support Safe Accommodations on US29/Colesville Rd.!

The County and State must begin planning for safe walking and biking at the same time as the BRT dedicated lane scheme is also designed over the next year or so.

Action Alert: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on August 1, 2023.

Action Alert: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on August 1, 2023.

 

Food Rescue by Bike

At Food Rescue by Bike, we aim to combat food waste and hunger by rescuing surplus food using bicycles. By participating in this event, you’ll have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment and help those in need.

Event: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on July 18, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on July 18, 2023.

 

Meetup

Support continuous shared-use paths on BOTH sides of Braddock!

Good designs can be quickly diluted by public opposition and budget concerns, so we need to reiterate to VDOT the importance of putting people first!

Action Alert: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on July 18, 2023.

Action Alert: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on July 18, 2023.

 

Bicycling Advocates Happy Hour in Rockville, July 26

WABA invites you to join us for a Montgomery County Bicycling Advocates Happy Hour, Wednesday afternoon, July 26, 5 pm-7 pm at World of Beer in Rockville.

Event: Last updated by Seth Grimes on July 20, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Seth Grimes
on July 20, 2023.

 

Meetup

Anacostia Trail Cat

Are you looking for cycling fun, the chance to explore one of our local trails, or the opportunity to ride with local cyclists in a friendly competition?

Event: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on July 3, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on July 3, 2023.

 

Ride

Support the Mount Olivet Rd NE Road Diet & Protected Bike Lanes

Use the form below to send a short note in support before the comment period closes on July 15. Be sure to add your personal touch

Action Alert, Blog Post: Last updated by Garrett Hennigan on July 25, 2023.

Action Alert, Blog Post: Last updated by Garrett Hennigan
on July 25, 2023.

 

2023 Washington Region Vision Zero Summit Recap

On Wednesday, June 14th, WABA hosted the 7th annual Washington Region Vision Zero Summit. 

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on June 28, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on June 28, 2023.

 

Older Adult (Senior) Block Party

WABA invites you to join us for the Senior Block Party on Saturday, September 9, from noon to 2 pm at Dupont Circle.

Event: Last updated by Sarah Haedrich on August 16, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Sarah Haedrich
on August 16, 2023.

 

Meetup

Everyday I’m Musclin’

A fun HITT event hosted by the Trail Rangers for all fitness enthusiasts and welcome to all levels.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne on June 30, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Colin Browne
on June 30, 2023.

 

Meetup

Reimagining Duke Street for ALL Alexandrians

we at the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, in collaboration with the Alexandria Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee, need folks like YOU to share your enthusiastic support with Councilmembers today!

Action Alert: Last updated by Kevin O'Brien on July 20, 2023.

Action Alert: Last updated by Kevin O'Brien
on July 20, 2023.

 

Two Improvements to the Long Bridge Project

The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority made two changes for a better trail experience around the Long Bridge.

Blog Post: Last updated by Garrett Hennigan on June 15, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Garrett Hennigan
on June 15, 2023.

 

Summer Vibes Teen Ride ☀️🚲

If you are a person aged 14 through 18, this event is for you! WABA invites you to join us for a Youth Advocacy Bike Ride on Saturday, July 15, 11 am – 1 pm at Lincoln Park.

Event: Last updated by Sarah Haedrich on July 13, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Sarah Haedrich
on July 13, 2023.

 

Ride

We’re hiring: Education Program Coordinator

Are you enthusiastic about youth development and empowering folks of all ages to ride bikes?

Blog Post: Last updated by Sydney Sotelo on July 5, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Sydney Sotelo
on July 5, 2023.

 

Montgomery County bicycling advocates happy hour, June 7 in Bethesda

Come chat, meet other community members, and share your thoughts with WABA on making our region safer and easier to bicycle.

Event: Last updated by Seth Grimes on May 26, 2023.

Event: Last updated by Seth Grimes
on May 26, 2023.

 

Meetup

 WABA’s Take on the K St Transitway

With so many hot takes flying around, we wanted to take a moment to untangle the project and share why WABA supports delaying the reconstruction of K Street NW and a return to the design table.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on May 16, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on May 16, 2023.

 

Take Action to make the Road Diet on Little Falls Parkway permanent

Email the Council and tell them that they need to take a separate action to make an affirmative statement that the road diet at this trail crossing will be permanent.

Action Alert: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on May 10, 2023.

Action Alert: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on May 10, 2023.

 

Introducing Renee Moore, WABA’s new Outreach Director!

Hello! My name is Renée Moore and I’m excited to be back at WABA as the new Outreach Director! You’ve probably seen someone riding in a dress and heels with sunflowers on their bike baskets. 

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on March 29, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on March 29, 2023.

 

Meet Katie Davis, WABA’s new Education Program Coordinator!

My name is Katie Davis, and I’m thrilled to have joined WABA’s education team as the Education Program Coordinator. 

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on March 29, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on March 29, 2023.

 

2023 Vision Zero Audit

The DC Auditor released a report on March 16th highlighting some of the hurdles that DC has experienced while trying to meet Vision Zero goals.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on March 28, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on March 28, 2023.

 

Thank Pro-Bike, Pro-Pedestrian Legislative Leaders in Maryland

The 2023 Maryland legislative session so far has been filled with important pro-bike and pro-pedestrian bills thanks to our champions in Annapolis!

Action Alert, Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne on March 20, 2023.

Action Alert, Blog Post: Last updated by Colin Browne
on March 20, 2023.

 

Submit comments about planned rehab for the Suitland Parkway Trail!

Weigh in on the proposed concepts for trail rehab and improvements from the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) by Friday, March 31st. 

Action Alert, Blog Post: Last updated by Kevin O'Brien on June 13, 2023.

Action Alert, Blog Post: Last updated by Kevin O'Brien
on June 13, 2023.

 

Let’s put a park on Little Falls Parkway AND boost roadway safety!

Please tell the Montgomery County Planning Board and Montgomery Parks that you support creating a “linear park” in the repurposed lanes.

Action Alert, Blog Post: Last updated by Garrett Hennigan on May 10, 2023.

Action Alert, Blog Post: Last updated by Garrett Hennigan
on May 10, 2023.

 

Capital Trails Coalition Newsletter: Winter 2023

Check out a snippet of what we’ve been up to so far this year.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade on March 1, 2023.

Blog Post: Last updated by Jonathan Kincade
on March 1, 2023.