The White Flint Partnership, formerly the Collaborative, has been actively promoting a redesign of Rockville Pike, including stressing the use of transit lanes in the middle of the redesigned Pike, special bike-friendly intersections and lanes, and pedestrian-friendly sidewalks. The redesign was prepared by Glatting-Jackson, an influential walkability and transportation consulting firm whose other major transportation innovation (adding a robust network of streets to relieve the traffic burden on the Pike) the Board has eagerly embraced.…Read More
Daily Archives: April 30, 2009
The Montgomery Planning Board is grinding slowly through its agenda for today’s meeting, but anticipates that it won’t finish today. Chairman Hanson has proposed an additional hearing on Monday night, May 4. Topics: unresolved school issues; unresolved transportation issues. Won’t be able to deal with the environmental issues.
Dan Hardy, head of the Vision Division for the Planning Board, is currently discussing differences in plans for Rockville Pike.…Read More
The Montgomery County Planning Board does much of its work on the White Flint Sector Plan in worksessions arranged around topics. Today’s hearing is live streamed at www.montgomeryplanningboard.org. Today’s topics are parks, environment and transportation (bicycles).
Board running well behind schedule, so not opening up to presentations. Received new materials (including from FoWF on parks), but will call up only if the Board has questions.…Read More
Live blogging from the worksession of the Montgomery County Planning Board. Topics include parks, environment and transportation update.
The Planning Board does much of its work on the White Flint Sector Plan in worksessions. Ordinarily, the Board rapidly passes through routine “consent” materials on its way to the worksessions, but today the subjects seem to be more controversial, and the auditorium is full of suits with earnest expressions.…Read More
Live blogging from the April 30, 2009, meeting of the Montgomery Planning Board (connection problems may interrupt posting). Streaming video is available at www.montgomeryplanningboard.org.
Topics for today include Parks, environment and sustainability, and more on transportation, including bikes.…Read More