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: January 2014

White Flint Mall Redevelopment Takes a Step Forward

Posted on by Lindsay Hoffman

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As we reported back in July, Lord & Taylor has sued White Flint Mall in an attempt to halt its redevelopment.  The current plan calls for Lord & Taylor to stay put during the redevelopment process.  But, the lawsuit claims that the ensuing construction zone will obliterate their business and any groundbreaking should be delayed until the store’s lease expires in 2055.  

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What Do Americans Want Out of Their Neighborhoods?

Posted on by Rebecca Hertz

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The latest poll from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), released in late October, focused on Americans’ housing and community preferences.  It seems that Americans prefer mixed-use, walkable neighborhoods over subdivisions that require driving as the main source of transportation when they have a choice.

Robert Steuteville points out in his Better!

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How Do Pedestrians Walk in a Car-Centric City?

Posted on by Rebecca Hertz

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In many cities throughout the United States, it is common to see people jaywalk across streets without facing any penalties. In one city, however, the authorities are now taking notice of this illegal act. The police are cracking down on jaywalking in Los Angeles. It seems that the police may be hindering the hopes of making L.A.

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