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 2017

Looking for a new condo in the Pike District?

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With construction underway and 3 homes already sold this year, now is the best time to discover the luxury awaiting you at 930 Rose.

930 Rose features 99 spacious one-and two-bedroom residences with designer finishes throughout atop the boutique Canopy by Hilton hotel in Pike & Rose. Residents will enjoy a private entrance lobby, full-time concierge services, rooftop terrace and lounge as well as option to opt into the hotel services and amenities.…

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Say No to Bus Service Reductions in the Pike District

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Your help is needed. Give Metro feedback on its proposed FY2018 Operating Budget and the Capital Improvement Plan by taking the WMATA survey

As we discussed last week, Metro has proposed reducing service to White Flint metro, increasing headways during rush hour to eight minutes and during non-rush hour to fifteen minutes.…

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County Planners Debate Project Staging in Drafted Plan for White Flint

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From Bethesda Magazine:

Development that includes nearly 6,000 homes could halt without progress on school, transportation projects

The White Flint 2 region.

Montgomery County planning officials on Thursday debated whether it’s fair to freeze development in the White Flint area if public projects stall.

Under the drafted White Flint 2 Sector Plan, growth would proceed in three phases, but moving through them would require progress on school and transportation improvements.…

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Advocate for our White Flint Metro Station by 9:00 am, Monday, February 6th!

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Metro wants feedback on its proposed FY2018 Operating Budget, the Capital Improvement Plan and Federal Grant Applications. One of the easiest ways to advocate for our White Flint station is by taking their survey. Metro has proposed reducing service to White Flint metro, increasing headways during rush hour to eight minutes and during non-rush hour to fifteen minutes.…

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BRT Open Houses

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The MD 355 BRT Corridor Planning Study will conduct two Open Houses in the early part of February.  The project team will present the conceptual alternatives that we have been discussing during recent CAC meetings and seek additional public input before determining which of those alternatives will be refined for more detailed analysis during the next phase of the study.…

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Motivated by Recent Events?

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Did you participate in the women’s march, watch the inauguration, or become moved by the events over the past few days? If this past weekend motivated you to be more active in your community, do whatever your heart tells you in terms of supporting causes and politics.

While Friends of White Flint is purposely and resolutely non-political, getting involved in your community is another way to make a difference.…

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County Executive announces capital construction budget for FY 2018

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Ike Leggett announced his proposed capital construction budget for FY 2018 and amendments to the six-year, FY 2017-22 capital improvements program. The County Council will consider the proposal over the next few months. It must vote on a new budget by the end of May, which then goes to the County Executive for final approval.…

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Happy Hour Tonight at Owen’s Ordinary — Come Join the Fun!

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Tonight is the Friends of White Flint, Coalition for Smarter Growth, and Greater Greater Washington (GGW) happy hour! You probably read GGW’s blogs and social media posts regularly. So here’s your chance to join them tonight in the Pike District for drinks and conversation with contributors and readers.

The happy hour is Tuesday, January 17 from 6-8 pm at Owen’s Ordinary, located at Pike and Rose at 11820 Trade Street. 

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Our White Flint 2 Testimony

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Please find below our written testimony to the Planning Board on the proposed White Flint 2 plan, written with the insightful input our supporters provided.  The Planning Board is keeping the comment period open for another week and a half, and I strongly encourage you to let them know your thoughts and share your ideas to improve the plan.

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