The Montgomery County Planning Department received the first application for development within the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Area Minor Master Plan since it was approved and adopted in January 2018. WMATA submitted a Mandatory Referral application requesting to replace their surface parking lot with an expansion to the existing garage. Review the application documents.…Read More
Monthly Archives: June 2018
Corey Pitts of the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) gave a succinct and informative presentation about Bus Rapid Transit on Route 355 at last week’s community meeting. We’re happy that we can share the slides from that presentation with you today. (Click on a slide to enlarge it.)
Today is the primary, and it is important that you vote and make your voice heard. This election is an extraordinarily important one with many elected positions up for grabs.
If you don’t know your polling place, visit https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/PollingPlaceSearch.… Read More
Montgomery County Planning Department gave preliminary approval to the project at the corner of Executive Blvd. and Old Georgetown. Often called the Guardian property, it is located at 6000 Executive Blvd. It would be the first redevelopment in the White Flint 2 sector plan area and would be build in three phases. …Read More
Approximately sixty people attended last night’s very informative community meeting. Over the next few days, we’ll share with you the presentations that folks from MCDOT made on various topics.
Today we share the presentation on the separated bike lanes on Marinelli Road from Nebel to Rockville Pike. This project will add .4 miles of one way 5 feet- to 6 feet- wide separated bike lanes.…Read More
Please join us tonight at 7pm at AMP at Pike and Rose for our open-to-everyone community meeting.
Here’s the agenda for tomorrow night’s free and open-to-everyone community meeting
June 20, 2018, 7 pm, AMP by Strathmore
7:00 Call to order
7:05 Financial report
7:10 Property owner updates
7:20 Pedestrian improvements (Chris Conklin, MCDOT)
7:35 Western Workaround (Bruce Johnston, MCDOT)
7:50 Marinelli bike lanes (Patricia Shepherd, MCDOT)
8:05 BRT on Route 355 (Corey Pitts, MCDOT)
8:20 Other business
This summer the neighborhood has a new hang spot. Dip your toes in the sand while you kickback in an L.L. Bean adirondack with an Orange Crush (it is the beach cocktail) and relax.
Open daily, The Beach is the place to meet for lunch, play games and enjoy your staycation.…Read More
The funding to end the Grosvenor Turnback is now embedded in Metro’s fiscal year 2019 budget, which will serve as the base year for Virginia’s calculations of cost caps imposed on Metro as part of the agreement to provide a share of new dedicated capital funding for the agency.…Read More
Learn all about what’s happening on the Western Workaround, BRT on Route 355, bike lanes on Marinelli, and recent and upcoming pedestrian improvements at next week’s Friends of White Flint community meeting. June 20, 7pm, AMP by Strathmore at Pike and Rose.