BPAC organizes Alexandria presidential history walk

On Sunday, July 11, BPAC organized a group walk to sites in Alexandria associated with U.S. presidents. About fifteen people gathered near Market Square and then did a two-mile loop through Old Town. Participants ranged from retirees to a one-month-old newborn, who slept peacefully in his stroller during the entire walk. During the tour, we … Continue reading BPAC organizes Alexandria presidential history walk

BPAC leads Alexandria presidential history ride

On Saturday, July 10, BPAC organized a group ride to sites in Alexandria associated with U.S. presidents. On a beautiful summer morning, about twenty people gathered in Del Ray and then rode a 14-mile loop around the city. Along the way, we learned about the origin of the Barack My World pizza offered at Del … Continue reading BPAC leads Alexandria presidential history ride

Two Virginia Traffic Law Changes Take Effect July 1, 2021

"RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Whether you are behind the wheel of a car or on a bicycle, new laws hitting the books in two weeks will change the way you operate out on the roads. Earlier this year, the Virginia General Assembly passed two new laws aimed at improving bicycle safety across the Commonwealth." https://www.nbc12.com/2021/06/16/new-bicycle-laws-take-effect-july-1/Continue reading Two Virginia Traffic Law Changes Take Effect July 1, 2021

BPAC asks questions of City Council candidates

On April 12, BPAC sent six questions to the City Council candidates to help educate voters about candidates’ perspectives on walking and biking in Alexandria. Their responses are included below, in alphabetical order by candidate’s last name. (May 28 update: John Chapman's responses are now included below.) Please describe your walking and biking experience in … Continue reading BPAC asks questions of City Council candidates