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


Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dockside Green: An extreme(ly cool) example of New Urbanism

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It’s been suggested that the mixed-use community of Dockside Green in Victoria, British Columbia may be “the world’s greenest neighborhood.” Sustainability is truly built into the neighborhood; many of the buildings are certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum.  Features include biomass heat generation, onsite stormwater and sewage treatment, water-efficient appliances, and using environmentally-friendly and low/non-toxic materials like paint, carpets, and salvaged wood products.…

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Foxx knows transportation means business

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In case you missed it, President Obama announced on Monday that he is nominating Charlotte mayor Anthony R. Foxx as the next transportation secretary. While he doesn’t have a background in transportation, Foxx has encouraged transit in Charlotte through measures such as the Charlotte Streetcar Project and expanding the LYNX Blue Line light rail.…

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