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


Interested in the Mixed-Use Revolution?

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Next week, BisNow is hosting the Mixed-Use Revolution, examining the trend to transform surface parking lots and office parks into vibrant communities.  It’s taking hold, of course, in White Flint and around the world.  The event is next Wednesday morning, April 23rd, at the Mayflower Renaissance downtown.  More details and registration information is available by clicking here.…

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Learning from the Best Downtowns

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Recently, Livability.com released its 2014 list of the Best Downtowns, and included were both Old Town Alexandria and Frederick.  So, we want to know how best to posture White Flint to eventually make this list.

The best downtowns foster creativity, inclusion and innovation. They showcase what is good about a community by offering a diverse array of local architecture, art, lifestyles and things to do.

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Make Way for the Fire Station!

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BethesdaNow.com reports, with a photograph, that demolition has begun on Randolph Road and Maple Avenue to make room for the eventual ‘governmental hub’ of White Flint.  Montgomery County will build the White Flint fire station (which will replace the station currently on Rollins Avenue) and police substation on Randolph Road between Rockville Pike and Maple Avenue.…

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Updates from White Flint Sector Implementation Advisory Committee

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Since the Jewish holiday, Passover, falls on the next White Flint Sector Implementation Advisory Committee meeting date of Monday April 14th, there will be no Implementation Advisory Committee meeting this month.

N’kosi Yearwood, White Flint’s lead planner, sent along updates on projects and planning happening now around the White Flint District that you can find below:

Development Projects

  • Saul Centers White Flint is going to the Montgomery County Planning Board on April 17.
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Communities for Transit

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Recently, Communities for Transit (CFT) joined Friends of White Flint as a community organization member and I spoke with David Hauck, the Executive Director, about the organization.  CFT is a local non-profit organization located in Silver Spring focusing on county and community needs. CFT’s mission is to build support for alternative transit methods in Montgomery County, specifically the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.

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FoWF Advocacy

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Friends of White Flint is the only independent organization that represents the entire range of stakeholders impacted by the redevelopment of White Flint. When we create a position, we tap into the residents, businesses and landowners in and around our area in order to build consensus. Our advocacy often occurs in person and over the telephone but, last week, we had the opportunity to send letters on three topics at issue within county government.

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Updates From the Great MoCo Bike Summit

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We attended the Great MoCo Bike Summit on Saturday. About 70 people attend the event, with about half that decided to join the community bike ride from Silver Spring along the Capital Crescent trail to the Jane E. Lawton Recreational Center in Bethesda. The event began with an introduction from Councilmember Hans Riemer.…

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