Add pedestrian safety to the long list of reasons why it’s time for Montgomery County to redevelop its surface parking lots. According to data released Thursday, 22% of pedestrian accidents occur in parking lots!
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Below is a link to an article in today’s Post about Tyson’s. The planners project a need for $15 Billion (yes that is Billion) in infrastructure over the life of the plan to fund infrastructure. As most of you know White Flint requires only about $500 Million plus some operating costs of approximately $400 million according to the County Executive and the plan creates $7 Billion in NET new tax revenue for the County. This is just one of many reasons why White Flint makes so much cents!
The Coalition for Smarter Growth, www.smartergrowth.net, is a group of local, regional and national environmental and civic organizations such as the Piedmont Environmental Council, Audubon Naturalist Society, Sierra Club, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Surface Transportation Policy Project, who have been very active in the development of the White Flint Sector Plan.…