Will transit make it easier for middle-class people to live their lives?According to this City Lap article, the numbers show that middle-class Americans spend a much higher share of their total household annual expenditures on getting around, compared with the poorest and richest groups. Walkable, transit-friendly communities can help everyone spend less on commuting, running errands, and seeing friends.…Read More
The Downtown Advisory Committee voted yesterday to make this very attractive logo the new logo for the Pike District. Although the color scheme is still being determined, the Committee was quite pleased with this first step in the branding the Pike District.
Other news from yesterday’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee:
- The Downtown Advisory Committee will have a booth at the BCC Chamber’s “The Big Event“, asking attendees to select the services they’d like to be part of a Business Improvement District in the White Flint area.
This should be a spectacular event. Will you be there?
When we talk about a particular area, are we looking to save time or spend time in that area? In other words, are we just passing through, like on I-270, or are we spending time, like we would in North Bethesda 1 or Pike & Rose?
This article in Better Cities suggests looking at our environment in terms of either Links, in which movement is prioritized as is saving time, or Places, in which destination space and spending time takes precedence.…Read More
Friends of White Flint welcomes its newest member, The Bozzuto Group!
Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, and celebrating its 27th year in business, The Bozzuto Group is a diversified residential real estate company that provides a broad range of real estate services throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.…Read More
Have you ever walked on a narrow sidewalk along a busy road with nothing but a 6″ curb between you and distracted drivers, fearfully mumbling to yourself, please don’t hit me, please don’t hit me? How often have you had to dodge telephone poles, inconveniently-placed parking meters, and lights while you stroll? How many times have you decided to drive a short distance because there weren’t any good options to walk the mile and a half to your destination?…Read More
On Tuesday, Apr 28, from 5pm – 9pm, you’ll have the opportunity to fill your stomach with delicious food while filling the coffers of Friends of White Flint. Simply enjoy dinner at ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen in Pike & Rose on April 28th from 5pm to 9pm and mention Friends of White Flint, then ShopHouse will generously donate half of the cost of your meal to Friends of White Flint.…Read More
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The Montgomery County Planning Department says the plan for White Flint 2 could be ready for Council review by December 2016 with the planning process re-started this June.
The White Flint 2 Sector Plan includes 209 acres and includes a horseshoe-shaped area on either side of Rockville Pike between the White Flint area and the official boundary of the City of Rockville.…Read More