News & Updates

Submit Comments on Flower Avenue Bike Lanes Project

Provide input on the Flower Avenue Bikeway project.

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 27, 2024.

Action Alert, External Link

Comment by March 6th at 6pm

Action Alert, External Link

Comment by March 6th at 6pm,

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 27, 2024.

 

Submit Comments on Piney Branch Road Separated Bike Facilities

Provide input on the Piney Branch Road Bike Lanes project

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 27, 2024.

Action Alert, External Link

Submit comments by March 6th at 6pm.

Action Alert, External Link

Submit comments by March 6th at 6pm.,

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 27, 2024.

 

Share Comments on Cherry Hill Road Bikeway Project

Share comments on the Cherry Hill Road Bikeway project by March 26th.

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 27, 2024.

Action Alert, External Link

Submit comments by March 26th at 6pm.

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Action Alert, External Link

Submit comments by March 26th at 6pm., Virtual

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 27, 2024.

 

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Duke Street/Route 1 Safety Improvements Survey

Weigh in on proposed safety improvements at Duke St and Rt. 1 (S. Henry & S. Patrick) in Alexandria. Survey closes 3/6.

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 26, 2024.

Action Alert, External Link

Survey closes 3/6

Virtual

Action Alert, External Link

Survey closes 3/6, Virtual

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 26, 2024.

 

Your voice will make Alabama Ave SE safer for all who use it

Three opportunities to speak up for a safer Alabama Ave

Action Alert last updated by Colin Browne on February 23, 2024.

Action Alert last updated by Colin Browne
on February 23, 2024.

 

Alabama Ave Public Meeting: Ward 8

Speak up for better biking in Ward 8

Action Alert, Event last updated by Colin Browne on February 23, 2024.

Action Alert, Event last updated by Colin Browne
on February 23, 2024.

 

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Alabama Ave Public Meeting: Ward 7

Speak up for better biking in Ward 7

Action Alert, Event last updated by Colin Browne on February 23, 2024.

Action Alert, Event last updated by Colin Browne
on February 23, 2024.

 

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Give Input on Metro Proposed FY2025 Budget by March 5

Submit survey responses and comment letters on Metro’s proposed fiscal year 2025 budget by 5:00 pm on March 5, 2024.

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 22, 2024.

Action Alert, External Link

Comment by March 5th.

Action Alert, External Link

Comment by March 5th.,

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 22, 2024.

 

Communities Over Highways Campaign from America Walks

Call on leaders to invest in projects that put communities and people first, rather than highway expansions.

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 22, 2024.

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos
on February 22, 2024.

 

2024 Capitol Hill Roadway Safety Advocacy Days

Join the Capitol Hill Roadway Safety Advocacy Days (5/13-15) to advocate for changes that will keep our roads safe.

Action Alert, Event last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 22, 2024.

Action Alert, Event last updated by Kalli Krumpos
on February 22, 2024.

 

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Provide Feedback on King Street-Bradlee Safety & Mobility Redesign Alternatives

Share your feedback on proposed bike and pedestrian-friendly changes to King Street at Bradlee Shopping Center, through 3/15.

Action Alert, Event, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 21, 2024.

Action Alert, Event, External Link

Survey closes 3/15

Virtual

Action Alert, Event, External Link

Survey closes 3/15, Virtual

Action Alert, Event, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 21, 2024.

 

Mount Vernon Ave Bridge Replacement Project Update Open House

Drop by to hear from the project team on the fast-track bridge replacement, to include new bike & pededstrian facilities.

Action Alert, Event, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 21, 2024.

Action Alert, Event, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien
on February 21, 2024.

 

Comment on the DC Budget for FY2025

Share Your Ideas and Priorities for Mayor Muriel Bowser’s FY2025 Budget.

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on February 19, 2024.

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos
on February 19, 2024.

 

Newsletter: Nature doing its thing

Sometimes all it takes is a whole lot of turtles.

Blog Post last updated by Colin Browne on February 9, 2024.

Blog Post last updated by Colin Browne
on February 9, 2024.

 

Provide Feedback on VDOT’s Glebe Road Proposals

VDOT is looking to improve safety on Glebe Road between I-66 and Columbia Pike in Arlington – weigh in before 2/19.

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 8, 2024.

Action Alert, External Link

Survey closes 2/19

Virtual

Action Alert, External Link

Survey closes 2/19, Virtual

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 8, 2024.

 

Take the Custis Trail Needs Assessment Survey

Arlington is reviewing conditions of the venerable Custis Trail with an eye towards improvements – share your trail experiences before 2/18.

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 8, 2024.

Action Alert, External Link

Survey closes 2/18

Virtual

Action Alert, External Link

Survey closes 2/18, Virtual

Action Alert, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 8, 2024.

 

King Street-Bradlee Safety & Mobility Open House

Join Transportation staff to learn about and the project, view initial concepts, and provide feedback.

Action Alert, Event, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 8, 2024.

Action Alert, Event, External Link last updated by Kevin O'Brien
on February 8, 2024.

 

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DC Council Passes First-in-Nation Legislation!

The DC Council took its second and final vote on the STEER Act.

Blog Post last updated by Jeremiah Lowery on February 7, 2024.

Blog Post last updated by Jeremiah Lowery
on February 7, 2024.

 

Tips for winter biking ❄️🚲🧊

Advocacy Team Intern, Maia Riggs, has compiled a list of tips to help you stay safe and warm while riding your bike this winter.

Blog Post last updated by Sarah Haedrich on February 13, 2024.

Blog Post last updated by Sarah Haedrich
on February 13, 2024.

 

Newsletter: Cornering at speed.

Places to go zooooooooom on your bike.

Blog Post last updated by Colin Browne on February 2, 2024.

Blog Post last updated by Colin Browne
on February 2, 2024.

 

We’re Hiring: Shop Manager, Gearin’ Up Bicycles

The Washington Area Bicyclist Association is seeking a committed and dedicated individual to be the Shop Manager of Gearin’ Up Bikes

Blog Post last updated by Hakeem Moss on February 12, 2024.

Blog Post last updated by Hakeem Moss
on February 12, 2024.

 

WaPo Letter: D.C. must clear snow for everyone, not just cars

Our DC Trail Ranger Operations Manager writes to the Washington Post this morning about the region’s failure to keep trails, sidewalks, and bike lanes safe after snowfall.

Blog Post, External Link last updated by Colin Browne on January 29, 2024.

Blog Post, External Link last updated by Colin Browne
on January 29, 2024.

 

Prince George’s County Budget Listening Session

County Executive Angela Alsobrooks is hosting a community listening session on the FY 2025 budget.

Action Alert, Event, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos on January 28, 2024.

Action Alert, Event, External Link last updated by Kalli Krumpos
on January 28, 2024.

 

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What’s WABA up to in Montgomery County?

We’d like to recap Montgomery County activities over the past few months and highlight a few up-coming opportunities we’re pursuing.

Blog Post last updated by Seth Grimes on January 26, 2024.

Blog Post last updated by Seth Grimes
on January 26, 2024.

 

Newsletter: Read this later.

It’s too nice out.

Blog Post last updated by Colin Browne on February 2, 2024.

Blog Post last updated by Colin Browne
on February 2, 2024.

 

The Connecticut Ave Protected Bike Lane needs to happen this year.

Ask the council to use legislation and the budget to move this project forward this year.

Action Alert last updated by Colin Browne on January 26, 2024.

Action Alert last updated by Colin Browne
on January 26, 2024.

 

Tell Our Virginia Leaders to Support MORE Bicycling!

Let’s bring the e-bike revolution to Virginia! An equity-focused rebate program is being considered this year, plus a bill that would afford schools the opportunity to expand their student transportation options by supporting ‘bike buses’ and other active modes. We need Virginians like you to reach out now!

Action Alert last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 12, 2024.

Action Alert last updated by Kevin O'Brien
on February 12, 2024.

 

Tell Our Virginia Leaders to Support SAFER Bicycling!

This year could be the year we bring the Safety Stop to Virginia, ensure safer passing movements of bicyclists in a travel lanes, allow bicyclists to proceed with the WALK signal at intersections, and kickstart a rebate program for e-bikes across the Commonwealth. We need Virginias like you to reach out now!

Action Alert last updated by Kevin O'Brien on February 12, 2024.

Action Alert last updated by Kevin O'Brien
on February 12, 2024.

 

Newsletter: A good map

And also a confession.

Blog Post last updated by Colin Browne on February 2, 2024.

Blog Post last updated by Colin Browne
on February 2, 2024.

 

Supporting better bicycling near & far in 2024

In 2024, we will be pushing a comprehensive bicycling safety agenda that incorporates lessons from last year’s close legislative defeats. We worked with statewide agency staff and leaders through the year to address concerns and have secured patrons from across the Commonwealth who share a love of bicycling. 

Action Alert last updated by Kevin O'Brien on January 10, 2024.

Action Alert last updated by Kevin O'Brien
on January 10, 2024.