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


Join County Executive Ike Leggett at Walkable Wednesday September 27

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We are beyond thrilled that County Executive Ike Leggett will be joining MCDOT Director Al Roshdieh to cut the ribbon on the wonderful new striped crosswalks popping up all over the Pike District.

The ribbon cutting will take place at our third Walkable Wednesday, September 27 at 6pm at the intersection of  Nicholson Lane and Executive Boulevard .…

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Hey Amazon — the Pike District is the perfect place for your new headquarters

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Amazon is searching for a second headquarters, and of course, the Pike District/White Flint area is the absolutely perfect place for their new 8 million square feet, 50,000 employee campus. The White Flint mall site is 45 acres and ready to build. You can walk to transit and are incredibly close to two major highways, 270 and 495.…

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Attend our Community Meeting September 26

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We hope you’ll attend our Board and Community Meeting Tuesday, September 26th at 7pm at the Pinstripes Ballroom at Pike and Rose.  

We’ll be talking about the White Flint 2 Plan, the Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign, Property Owner/Developer Updates, and Other Issues. (Please let us know if there’s something you’d like us to discuss at the meeting by emailing info@whiteflint.org.)

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What are your thoughts on the White Flint 2 Plan?

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The Planning Board has released the approved draft of the White Flint 2 Sector Plan The next stage of review takes place at the County Council. The Council’s Public Hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19.at 7:30 pm.

This plan incorporates most of the changes Friends of White Flint advocated, such as a pedestrian and bike crossing over the CSX tracks and identical NADMS goals for White Flint 1 and the Executive Boulevard area of the White Flint 2 sector.…

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Gassing up the time machine for another drive down Rockville Pike

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Ready for a trip down memory lane?  Read this Washington Post article by John Kelly.

Too busy to click through to the article?  Here are a few highlights:

Many readers chimed in after my column last week on Pike & Rose, the town center development that replaced Mid-Pike Plaza. Several pointed out that, even earlier, that patch of real estate was the home of E.J.

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School Board Signs Off on Preliminary Plans for Luxmanor Elementary Expansion

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From Bethesda Beat Project to increase school capacity by 350 students slated for completion in 2020

Preliminary designs for the expansion at Luxmanor Elementary School in Potomac

Preliminary designs for the expansion at Luxmanor Elementary School in Potomac VIA MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL

Architects on Thursday showed off preliminary plans for a three-story expansion at Luxmanor Elementary School in Potomac.…

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White Flint and Grosvenor-Strathmore Stations closed Labor Day Weekend

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This weekend and next, the Red Line will be shut down for track work between Friendship Heights and Twinbrook including Bethesda, Medical Center, Grosvenor-Strathmore and White Flint.

Shuttle buses will be available over the approximately eight-mile stretch but you’ll need to be patients as it might take an hour to go what should be a 20 minute trip.…

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