The long-awaited report on Metro by former U.S. transportation secretary Ray LaHood urges the region’s three jurisdictions and the federal government to provide the agency with permanent, dedicated funding, but it sidesteps the politically charged question of what kind of tax or other mechanism should be adopted for that purpose.
Monthly Archives: November 2017
Thanks to the Pike District for these photos of the Grand Opening Party.Read More
Friends of White Flint holds annual elections for openings on our eighteen-member board of directors. Terms are for three years, and there are six resident board members, six business board members, and six property owner board members.
This year, we have openings for three property owner board members, two resident board members, and two business board members.…Read More
At yesterday’s County Council PHED committee meeting, the many emails Friends of White Flint members sent to committee members were mentioned more than a few times during the discussion about White Flint 2. Thank you to all the many, many people who advocated for a walkable White Flint 2.
While only the Guardian and Willco properties will be considered to be part of White Flint 1’s metro station priority area, it was decided that all traffic mitigating infrastructure projects in the western and northern parts of White Flint 2 will prioritize walkability and bikeability, ensuring a more urban design.…Read More
The Planning Department is soliciting letters of interest from homeowners and civic associations, and property owners to fill two vacancies on the White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee. A vacancy exists for a commercial property owner representative and another vacancy for a residential or civic association representative.
If you are interested in serving on the Committee, please submit a letter of interest by Friday, November 24, 2017, no more than 250 words, highlighting your interest, background, and expertise that will ensure the successful implementation of the White Flint Sector Plan.…Read More
A Community Meeting to discuss the interim plan to improve Wall Local Park, will be Monday, November 13, 2017. The meeting will start at 6:30 pm. It will be at the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center at Wall Park. Under the guidance of the current White Flint Sector Plan, Parks staff will present the interim plan as well as review future plans to the park. …Read More
During Monday’s County Council PHED Committee, staff and PHED Committee members discussed and decided the following:
Council staff recommended keeping the Planning Board’s zoning for the land behind Cherrington townhomes, stating that townhomes would be an appropriate use of that land. After some discussion, including comments by the Planning Board Chair and Planning Department Director, it was decided to include language that ensured that any residential development is compatible with existing development.…Read More