Monthly Archives: December 2017
White Flint Development
Offutt Estates, a small townhouse development (5 units), along Hillery Way is returning to the Development Review Committee on January 2, 2018.
Pike and Rose Phase 1 and 2 amendments, including a new office building adjacent to Rose Park and additional changes, will be reviewed by the Planning Board in February 2018.… Read More
For more than a year, the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee (WFDAC) has been figuring out how to create a Business Improvement District in the Pike District. A Business Improvement District, usually called a BID, will brand and market the Pike District, ensure our community stays safe and clean, organize events, and advocate for the White Flint Area.… Read More
Join the folks from our local historical treasure, Josiah Henson Park, on Wednesday, January 10th at 7 pm at Luxmanor Elementary. Friends of White Flint and Montgomery Parks are holding a joint community meeting so you will have a chance to learn more about Josiah Henson, this facility, and their plans for the future.… Read More
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has received a Bikeways Grant Award from the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Maryland Bikeways Program to install four bikeshare stations along the Bethesda Trolley Trail. The award of $269,834 will fund final design, purchase and installation of the stations that will connect existing bikeshare in Bethesda with new grant- funded stations to be installed in White Flint and Twinbrook in the spring of 2018.… Read More
After more than two years of public meetings, planning board hearings, PHED committee work sessions, and council hearings, at yesterday’s County Council meeting, the council voted yes for the White Flint 2 Sector Plan with an 8 to 1 vote. (Mark Elrich Elrich said he voted against the White Flint plan because he thought the affected area was located too far from the Metro station to be reasonably considered a “transit-oriented development.”) As you no doubt know, since we’ve been working on, advocating for, and writing about the White Flint 2 plan for many years, White Flint 2 is a bow-tie shaped, 460-acre area west, east, and north of the White Flint 1 plan.… Read More
The Montgomery County Planning Department, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), has released the Working Draft of the Bicycle Master Plan for presentation to the Montgomery County Planning Board on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
The plan aims to turn Montgomery County into a world-class bicycling community.… Read More
As a former Woodward Wildcat, it gives FOWF executive director Amy Ginsburg great pleasure to announce that the Board of Education last week approved a $1.83 billion school construction plan that includes reopening Woodward High School.
The board also approved a resolution to begin the site selection process for a new elementary school in the Walter Johnson Cluster in the spring of 2018.… Read More
Enjoy light bites by Summer House while being the first to check out the newly completed model home at the condos at Pike and Rose on Saturday, December 2 from noon to 4 pm. 930 Rose offers unique amenities, lovely views, and terrific floor plans.
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