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: January 2019

E-bikes become a viable transportation option for county residents every day

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From Montgomery Sentinel

NORTH BETHESDA – Marko Dolan, a local resident, rode an e-bike for the first time earlier this month because he did not want to wait for a midday bus.

He had needed to either use public transportation or travel on foot to meet a friend for lunch in Bethesda, but then he saw a group of LimeBikes near a park in his neighborhood.…

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Lofts Being Proposed for North Bethesda Apartments

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From Bethesda Beat

North Bethesda Market Apartments
PHOTO COURTESY OF NORTH BETHESDA MARKET APARTMENTS

As development of multi-family residences grows, a North Bethesda apartment complex is seeking to shift its design to reduce lower-level retail space to make room for more apartments.

The North Bethesda Market apartments, on the west side of Rockville Pike across from the White Flint Mall site, opened about a decade ago with 411 units and 223,000 square feet of restaurant or retail space.…

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Save the Date, Mark Your Calendar

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We hope you can join us for a Friends of White Flint Community and Board Meeting. We’ll discuss development updates, White Flint economic data and demographics, and the western workaround. We’ll also have time find out what issues and questions you have.
Tuesday, February 12, 7:00 pm, Shriver Aquatic Center.
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Fascinating Report on Montgomery County Demographic and Economic Trends

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Now, I’m not usually one who dives deep into numbers … or even someone who wades in the shallow end of numbers. But the just released report from Montgomery Planning entitled Montgomery County Trends A Look at People, Housing and Jobs Since 1990 is an utterly fascinating look at the people and economy of Montgomery County.…

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FOWF Community Meeting – February 12

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We hope you can join us for a Friends of White Flint Community and Board Meeting. We’ll discuss development updates, White Flint economic data and demographics, and the western workaround. We’ll also have time find out what issues and questions you have.
Tuesday, February 12, 7:00 pm, Shriver Aquatic Center.
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The Pike District/White Flint area is the star of the Best of Bethesda

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There are so many Pike District restaurants, stores, and other establishments in Bethesda Magazine’s 2019 Best of Bethesda that the Pike District did a series of posts highlighting all the winners.

Check out this series of articles and learn how the Pike District/White Flint area dominated this year’s Best of Bethesda list.…

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County Executive’s CIP Budget Released

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The CIP Budget is Montgomery County’s Capital Budget. We’ve been studying the CIP budget and talking with county officials about the CIP budget since it was released a few days ago. You can read the budget details here. Below are some of the parts of the CIP that most affect the White Flint area.…

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White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting Rescheduled for Thursday, January 17, 7 p.m

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The rescheduled White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting (Monday’s meeting was cancelled due to snow) will be held Thursday, January 17, 7 pm, at the Shriver Aquatic Center.

The agenda includes:

  1. Introductions
  2. Development and Infrastructure Updates
  3. White Flint Downtown Committee (Brian Downie/Francine Waters)
  4. White Flint Implementation Coordinator Report (Dee Metz)
  5. Sketch Plan Presentation Update: VOB/Nissan/Capital One properties
  6. Other topics: Mary Ward: Public facilities
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