This week we have embarked on a project to share with you the answers to the questionnaire we gave to the at-large council seat candidates. The June 26th primary is a critical one for Montgomery County, and there are four at-large County Council seats up for grabs. There are more than three dozen candidates vying for your vote.…Read More
Monthly Archives: May 2018
This week we embark on a project to share with you the answers to the questionnaire we gave to the at-large council seat candidates. The June 26th primary is a critical one for Montgomery County, and there are four at-large County Council seats up for grabs. There are more than three dozen candidates vying for your vote.…Read More
Yeah, the tour was two weeks ago, but there’s been so much news we haven’t had a chance to post the photos from the Coalition for Smarter Growth’s walking tour of White Flint. We loved listening to Chris Conklin from MCDOT, Councilmember Roger Berliner, Ken Hartman from the Bethesda Regional Services Center, and Mickey Papilon from Pike and Rose teach a large crowd of walkers about the ever-changing, wonderful Pike District/White Flint area.…Read More
Mark your calendar!
Pepco is building a new substation at the corner of Marinelli Road and Nebel Street to ensure the Pike District and surrounding areas have the power they need. Here are the slides Pepco presented to the White Flint Implementation Committee that show its plans for this new substation. (Click each slide to enlarge.)
Metro seeks feedback on alternatives to increase service on the Red Line between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Shady Grove stations. This is your chance to tell Metro to end the Grosvenor Turnback, and it’s really important that you take Metro’s survey today, May 21st. Choose Option A and/or B.
Currently during weekday rush hours, Red Line trains operate every 8 minutes between Shady Grove and Glenmont, with additional trains between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Silver Spring providing service every four minutes between these stations.…Read More
The Montgomery County Planning Department invites the public to a kick-off meeting to launch the White Flint Placemaking effort in the Randolph Hills area. Hosted in partnership with the Better Block Foundation, this evening event will feature a keynote presentation about community placemaking by Better Blocks CEO Jason Roberts.
The meeting will be held Wed.…Read More
This is the third in our series sharing the Friends of White Flint questionnaire responses from the candidates for County Executive. (You can read the first article focusing on top infrastructure projects for the White Flint area here and the second article on alcohol privatization here.) We continue to vary the order of the answers to be fair to all.…Read More
Thank you, MCDOT, for our beautiful brand new mid-block crosswalk on Marinelli between the Conference Center and the Grand/Wisconsin buildings! We’ve been working with MCDOT for a year to create this crosswalk, and we couldn’t be happier to see it installed. It’s a boon for walking convenience and safety. (Of course — be careful and be sure no cars are zooming through as you cross.)
There’s more pedestrian improvements to come through our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign, so stay tuned!…Read More