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: September 2017

Don’t forget — tonight is Walkable Wednesday with Ike Leggett, Roger Berliner, and Al Roshdieh

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First, a huge shout-out to Pinstripes at Pike and Rose for hosting our Community Meeting last night.  We appreciate their generosity and desire to be an active part of our community. And thank you to the many people who not only attended but more importantly, added their voices to the discussion about new projects coming soon to the Pike District and the White Flint 2 master plan.…

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You won’t want to miss this important event

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We are beyond thrilled that County Executive Ike Leggett  and Council President Roger Berliner will be joining MCDOT Director Al Roshdieh to cut the ribbon on the wonderful new striped crosswalks popping up all over the Pike District.

The ribbon cutting will take place at our third Walkable Wednesday, September 27 at 6pm at the intersection of  Nicholson Lane and Executive Boulevard .…

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Hope to see you at tomorrow’s community meeting

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We hope you’ll attend our Board and Community Meeting Tuesday, September 26th at 7pm at the Pinstripes Ballroom at Pike and Rose.

We’ll be talking about the White Flint 2 Plan, the Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign, Property Owner/Developer Updates, and Other Issues. The agenda is below.

Agenda

September 26, 2017 Community Meeting

7:00 pm          Welcome

7:02 pm          Approval of minutes and financial report

7:07 pm          Walkable Wednesday Crosswalk Ribbon Cutting September 27th, 6 pm and                                                                                  Pike District Pedestrian Campaign Successes

7:20 pm          Fall Fest, October 14th, 2pm to 5pm

7:25 pm          Property Owner Updates

7:35 pm          Board of Directors Openings

7:40 pm          Save Metro Coalition Update

7:50 pm          White Flint 2 Discussion

8:20 pm          Other Issues

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Our White Flint 2 Testimony before the County Council

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I’m Amy Ginsburg, Executive Director of Friends of White Flint, a nonprofit group that represents the residents, businesses, and property owners of the White Flint/Pike District area.

Overall, we are quite pleased with the Planning Board approved plan for White Flint 2.  We are delighted they decided to include many of our suggestions, including a pedestrian-bike crossing over the CSX tracks and equity between the White Flint 1 sector and the western part of White Flint 2.…

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Speaker’s List for last night White Flint 2 County Council Hearing

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Curious about who spoke last night at the White Flint 2 County Council hearing?  Here’s the list.

1.  Stephen Paczkowski, Town of Garrett Park
2. Linda Moran, City of Rockville
3. Andy Zuckerman, Montgomery County Public Schools
4. Jennifer Russell, GPT Properties Trust
5. Steve Robins, Pickford Enterprises
6. Elizabeth King, Individual
7.…

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Join County Executive Ike Leggett at Walkable Wednesday September 27

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We are beyond thrilled that County Executive Ike Leggett will be joining MCDOT Director Al Roshdieh to cut the ribbon on the wonderful new striped crosswalks popping up all over the Pike District.

The ribbon cutting will take place at our third Walkable Wednesday, September 27 at 6pm at the intersection of  Nicholson Lane and Executive Boulevard .…

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Hey Amazon — the Pike District is the perfect place for your new headquarters

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Amazon is searching for a second headquarters, and of course, the Pike District/White Flint area is the absolutely perfect place for their new 8 million square feet, 50,000 employee campus. The White Flint mall site is 45 acres and ready to build. You can walk to transit and are incredibly close to two major highways, 270 and 495.…

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