The Board of Supervisors has designated $110 million in federal, state and county funding under direction of FCDOT to construct pedestrian improvements in high-priority areas of Fairfax County. These projects include:
- New crosswalks with pedestrian signals
- Upgrading existing crosswalks to include pedestrian signals
- Constructing new walkways and trails
- Upgrading existing walkways and constructing ADA accessible curb ramps
- Pedestrian refuge islands
- Decreasing turn radii
- Curb extensions and bulb-outs
- Bus stop improvements
- Yield to Pedestrian Signs
Fairfax County Major Corridor Pedestrian Initiatives
The Fairfax County Department of Transportation has several pedestrian initiatives underway that aim to increase pedestrian safety, accessibility, and mobility on major corridors including:
- Richmond Highway Public Transportation Initiative: Pedestrian and Bus Stop improvements between Huntington Avenue and Old Mill Road/Mount Vernon Memorial Highway.
- Route 7 Pedestrian Initiative: Pedestrian improvements along Route 7 from the City of Falls Church to the City of Alexandria.
- Route 50 Pedestrian Initiative: Pedestrian Improvements from Jaguar Trail to Arlington County.
Silver Line Pedestrian Access Initiatives
The Fairfax County Department of Transportation also is working to improve pedestrian access around the Silver Line Metro stations by implementing the results of several studies.
- Reston Metrorail Access Group (RMAG): Includes pedestrian improvements around the Wiehle Avenue and Reston Parkway Metrorail stations.
- Tysons Metrorail Station Access Management Study (TMSAMS): Includes pedestrian improvements around the four Silver Line Metro stations in Tysons.
- Dulles Corridor Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements (DCBPA): Includes additional pedestrian improvements in areas along the Dulles Road corridor.
Pedestrian Projects by District
In addition to these specific pedestrian programs, Fairfax County is working to fill in missing pedestrian links throughout the county.