Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


County Executive Announces “Flash” as Winning Name for BRT

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Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett today announced that “Flash” is the winner in the Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s (MCDOT) contest to select a name for the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System. MCDOT’s two-month contest provided residents the opportunity to choose from three suggested names or propose their own, and “Flash” received the most votes.…

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White Flint 2 Worksession Tomorrow, March 23

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At tomorrow’s White Flint 2 Worksession, planning staff will discuss financing possibilities that could support the infrastructure needs for the White Flint 2 Sector Plan area. The White Flint 1 Special Taxing District will also be discussed. Executive Branch representatives will attend this worksession to discuss their perspective regarding financing alternatives for the Plan area.…

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What you missed at last night’s Implementation Committee meeting

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Last night, the White Flint Implementation Committee met, and if you weren’t able to attend, here’s what was discussed.

Pre-Release Center. On Nebel Street is the Pre-Release Center which provides evidence-based transitional services to 143 soon-to-be released sentenced and incarcerated adults from the county’s two detention centers, and from state and federal prisons who are returning to Montgomery County and the larger Washington metropolitan area.  …

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Implementation Committee Meeting Monday, March 20th

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The snowed-out March meeting for the White Flint Implementation Committee will take place on Monday, March 20, 7 p.m., at Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center. Here is the agenda:

Introductions

Presentation: Pre-Release Center

Updates

White Flint Development Activity

Other North Bethesda Plans

Biennial Monitoring Report

New members

White Flint Downtown Committee (Brian Downie/Francine Waters)

White Flint Implementation Coordinator Report (Dee Metz)

White Flint 2 Sector Plan

Other topics

 

 

The White Flint Sector Plan Implentation Committee

The White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Committee consists of property owners, residents and interest groups that are stakeholders in the redevelopment of the Sector Plan area, as well as representatives from the Executive Branch, to evaluate the assumptions made regarding congestion levels, transit use, and parking.

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Our letter in support of MC 12-17 which alters approval requirements to create a BID

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March 6, 2017

Dear Senator King and Delegate Robinson:

The Friends of White Flint is a nonprofit organization composed of nearly 2,000 residents, businesses, and property owners working together to transform the White Flint area into a vibrant, walkable, smart growth community. You can learn more about us at www.whiteflint.org.

We are writing to express our support for MC 12-17 to alter the approval requirements to create and expand a Business Improvement District (BID) in Montgomery County.…

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What happened at last week’s genuinely interesting White Flint 2 Work Session

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The Planning Board discussed the Parklawn District and Randolph Hills part of White Flint 2 on March 9th.  And the Planning Board had quite a bit to say about the staff’s draft plan. (View the staff presentation.) Read on for some wonderful news about the CSX pedestrian crossing and other favorable news.…

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