Alex Ruoff has a nice article in today’s Gazette about the differing plans for Rockville Pike in White Flint and Rockville. He mixes interviews with people who live and work along the Pike with a description of the Pike’s role in the new White Flint and evolving Rockville.
Unfortunately, he also mixes up my role, calling me the co-Chair of the White Flint Partnership, which I’m not. I’m a co-Chair of Friends of White Flint, a different group. Here’s a picture from one of our White Flint Town Hall meetings, showing our logo on the podium.
Oh, and please note, we are planning the next White Flint Town Hall for late spring. Topic will be Bus Rapid Transit (“BRT”) in Montgomery County. Here’s a proposed vehicle design from the Maryland Dept. of Transportation which can show that “bus” in BRT is really a more generic type of vehicle. Note that the MDoT concept vehicle is running in a grassy median similar to what we are proposing for Rockville Pike: