Saturday, March 21, 2015

Tysons bike facilities - Recent articles

Several articles have appeared recently about proposals by Fairfax County and VDOT to add bike facilities to several existing roads in Tysons and other areas as part of the summer repaving schedule. The next public meeting is Monday in the Mt Vernon District to discuss bike projects on several roads being repaved. See the an earlier FABB blog post about the Tysons bike projects:

Proposal Could Bring Bike Lanes, Pedestrian Improvements to Tysons—News4's Transportation Reporter Adam Tuss looks at challenges for pedestrians and bicyclists in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Adam Tuss, News4

County’s bike plan comes into focus: ‘Road diets’ will allow cars, bikes to share arteries across Fairfax—Fairfax Times article by Kali Schumitz on creating bike facilities as part of the summer repaving process:
Adding bike lanes this way means that it is virtually no cost to the county, said Tom Biesiadny, director of the Fairfax County Department of Transportation.

“We’re not widening the existing pavement,” he said. “We’re just taking the existing pavement and seeing if it can be used a little bit differently.”
Tysons will get its first bike lanes this summer—Greater Greater Washington article by Jenifer Madden, vice chair of the Fairfax Co. Transportation Advisory Commission:

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