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: February 2018

Our CIP testimony given to County Council

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This week we testified before the County Council on the CIP (Capital Improvement Projects) budget. Below is our testimony.

Good afternoon. My name is Amy Ginsburg, Executive Director of Friends of White Flint.

The 2,000 supporters of Friends of White Flint, including property owners, residents, and businesses, want the promise of the White Flint sector plans to be fulfilled. …

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Review gorgeous draft sketches for 6000 Executive Blvd.

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Guardian Realty Investors shared its plans last night for its property at 6000 Executive Boulevard on the corner of Old Georgetown Road and Executive Boulevard. The property is about 6.8 acres. This property was rezoned to Commercial-Residential in the recently passed White Flint 2 Sector Plan. Guardian plans to add to the current office building and transform this property into stunning residential and office space.…

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Upcoming White Flint Area Meetings

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The White Flint Implementation Committee will meet on Monday, February 12, 7 p.m., at Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center. The agenda is below:

Introductions

Updates

White Flint Development
Pike & Rose
Nobe 2
Saul Centers
East Village at North Bethesda Center
Gables White Flint
North Bethesda Center
White Flint Mall
Pepco Substation

New members

County Executive FY19-24 CIP for White Flint

White Flint 2 Sector Plan

White Flint Downtown Committee (Brian Downie/Francine Waters)

White Flint Implementation Coordinator Report (Dee Metz)

Other topics


The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday, February 13 at 8 am at Snyder Cohn.…

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You’ve got until 5pm today to advocate for eliminating the Grosvenor Turnback

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Friends of White Flint members are far from the only people who want Metro to end the Grosvenor Turnback. (The Grosvenor Turnback means every other train turns around at Grosvenor station meaning that the White Flint, Twinbrook, Rockville, and Shady Grove stations have greatly diminished service.)

Maryland Representatives and Senators have sent a letter to WMATA advocating for the elimination of the Grosvenor Turnback.…

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BRT on Route 355 — Alternative Routes and Stops

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You’ve been hearing about Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) for years and wonder when the heck it will happen. No worries: the folks at MCDOT have been busy working on this large project.  Below you’ll see some select boards from their recent Route 355 open house that contain lots of information on alternative routes, headways, and stations.…

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