After more than a year of advocacy, we have great news from SHA. I’ve cut and pasted their email below. I’m delighted that our efforts are getting results. Having no-turn-on-red on all four corners of Marinelli and Route 355 has been a major priority since that is the busiest pedestrian crossing in all of Montgomery County outside of a central business district.…Read More
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Yes, the Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP) sounds dull. IT’S NOT! And it’s critically important. The SSP ensures that transportation and schools keep pace with development in Montgomery County. It’s the reason the White Flint/Pike District area is currently in a building moratorium.
The Planning Department wants to know what you think as it develops the 2020 Subdivision Staging Plan.…Read More
The Washington Post article Prince George’s overtakes Montgomery as top job creator in Maryland suburbs discusses the possibility of a new University of Maryland (or other institution) campus in White Flint. This would be an extraordinary addition to the Pike District and we have our fingers … and toes … crossed.…Read More
Yesterday, the County Executive released his proposed capital budget, called the CIP or Capital Improvements Program budget. In the North Bethesda area, there are 19 projects totaling $458 million. That said, many of the projects have no funding. You can learn more by clicking here.
We’re happy there are funds for the White Flint fire station and the Western Workaround but very disappointed the County Executive recommended no funds for a second metro entrance.…Read More
Pete Fosselman of the County Executive’s Office presented this development update at last week’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee. It’s a great summary of what’s going on in the Pike District.
White Flint/Pike District Updates January 2020
- The Department of Transportation (MCDOT) continues to advance the Bus Rapid Transit (FLASH) corridor of MD 355 from the adopted Countywide Transit Corridors Functional Master Plan.
Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) Division of Construction is wrapping up the Schematic Design phase and beginning the Design Development phase for the reopening of Charles W. Woodward High School project.
In previous work sessions, in which the designs of building and site amenities were discussed, they received a lot of helpful feedback and input from various stakeholders and agencies.…Read More
Friday, January 17, 2020 at 8 AM – 9:30 AM
Sunday Morning Bakehouse at Pike & Rose
Grab a cup of coffee or tea and join Councilmember Friedson for a chance to chat in an informal setting about the issues in your neighborhood. …Read More
Enjoy delicious lunch, dinner (or brunch at select restaurants!) during Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week, January 10 – 19!
Participating restaurants choose how many courses to offer and the price for their prix fixe menus. You choose the restaurants you want to visit based on what fits your budget and your taste buds.…Read More
We’re delighted that Councilmember Riemer put economic development in the White Flint/Pike District/North Bethesda area as one of his top priorities! Below is the the part of his plan about North Bethesda.
2. North Bethesda Economic Development
Our County has an expansive vision for an urban corridor up and down Rockville Pike.…Read More
Yes, the Subdivision Staging Policy sounds like it could be the most boring topic on the planet. Trust us — it’s not. And it’s really important. So we hope to see you on Tuesday, February 4 at 7pm at the Bethesda North Conference Center for our next Community Meeting…Read More