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: December 2016

Do you have ideas/thoughts/critiques on the White Flint 2 Plan? Tell us all about them at our upcoming community meeting.

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Friends of White Flint Community Meeting

 

Thursday, January 5, 2017

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Shriver Aquatic Center 

On the agenda:

  1.  Discussion of the Proposed White Flint 2 Sector Plan (Review the plan by clicking here.)

  2.  Resident Ambassador Program

  3.  Other Community Issues

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East Village to Break Ground in 2017 … And We Couldn’t Be More Excited!

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Reported in the Washington Business Journal:
Foulger-Pratt is expected to break ground in 2017 on its East Village at North Bethesda Gateway, its entry into the evolving concept for White Flint as walkable mixed-use.

The Potomac-based developer, with partner ProMark Real Estate, first received concept approval from Montgomery County for the development in 2013.…

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Councilmember Berliner Suggests Metro Sell Its White Flint Property

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As reported on Bethesda Beat:

County Council President Roger Berliner on Thursday urged the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to sell the land it owns and to use the money to improve the beleaguered system Metro system.

In a letter to Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld, Berliner said WMATA controls what may be the most valuable properties in the county, the sites of the Bethesda and White Flint Metro stations.…

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Community Meeting — Thursday, January 5, 2017

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Please attend our Friends of White Flint Community Meeting

 

Thursday, January 5, 2017

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Shriver Aquatic Center 

On the agenda:

  1.  Discussion of the Proposed White Flint 2 Sector Plan (Review the plan by clicking here.)

  2.  Resident Ambassador Program

  3.  Other Community Issues

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Q&A with Jill McCarthy, Director of Marketing Federal Realty Investment Trust

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From Meetings Today

Tell me more about the Pike & Rose neighborhood and what it brings to Montgomery County’s offerings.
Pike & Rose is truly at the heart of it all. At the crossroads of Rockville Pike, Montrose Parkway and Old Georgetown Road, the neighborhood is centrally located at the intersection of Montgomery County, Maryland’s main thoroughfare.

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Survey Says:  More than 70% in the Pike District Would Walk More If It Were Safer

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In a survey of 100 area residents conducted in November by the Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign, an overwhelming majority of respondents said they would walk more in the Pike District, if only it were safer

Other revealing findings from the survey include:

70% say driver inattention to pedestrians is the most dangerous obstacle.…

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