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


Author Archives: Amy Ginsburg

Town Hall on Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety December 14

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In 2019 there have been 11 deaths and 579 incidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists on Montgomery County roads. We can and must do better.

Join Councilmember Evan Glass in Rockville on Saturday, December 14 at 10:00 a.m. when he hosts a countywide town hall to discuss the county’s efforts to keep our streets safe for pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers –– everyone.

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Will you support Friends of White Flint and your community on Giving Tuesday?

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Friends of White Flint exists because of the contributions of residents, businesses, and property owners. Will you help the White Flint/Pike District area fulfill the potential of the White Flint Sector plan and become a walkable, transit-oriented, vibrant community?

Click here to make your generous donation today. paypal.me/FOWF

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Friends of White Flint in the Washington Post

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In an article “Suburbs try Vision Zero to Protect walkers and cyclists on roads designed for vehicles” in The Washington Post, Friends of White Flint executive director was quoted.

Amy Ginsburg, the executive director of Friends of White Flint, said she was frustrated that it took more than nine months for the Maryland State Highway Administration to recently repaint crosswalks in the North Bethesda area.

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Before you go into full Thanksgiving mode, take a minute and tell the County Executive to fund the second White Flint metro entrance

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The County Executive’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) is currently being developed and will be published by January 15, 2020. The CIP covers construction of all public buildings, roads, and other facilities planned by County public agencies over a six-year period. The County Council amends and approves the CIP budget by June 15.…

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Get your Thanksgiving goodies at the Pike Central Farm Market at Pike & Rose

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The Pike Central Farm Market annual Thanksgiving Market will take place on Tuesday, November 20 at Pike & Rose from 10am-2pm. Come get everything you need for your Thanksgiving dinners! Pick up pre-ordered items, and fresh food will be available on the spot as well.

The following vendors will be at their Thanksgiving Market:

DMV Empanadas
Liberty Delight Farms
Metro Microgreens
MeatCrafters
Milkhouse Brewery
Number 1 Sons
Old Dominion Barbecue And Bacon Co.…

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North Bethesda — Second Best Place to Live in Maryland

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While it’s no surprise to us, Money Inc. named North Bethesda the second best place to live in Maryland. Our neighbor, Garrett Park is #3.

2. North Bethesda

The large Washington suburb of North Bethesda has the kind of stellar infrastructure, abundant range of recreational and leisure facilities, and excellent job market you’d expect of a place that supports 50,056 very happy residents.…

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Tell the County Executive to include funding for the 2nd Metro Entrance in his CIP

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The County Executive’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) is currently being developed and will be published by January 15, 2020. The CIP covers construction of all public buildings, roads, and other facilities planned by County public agencies over a six-year period. The County Council amends and approves the CIP budget by June 15.…

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MCPS Boundary Study

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As you may have heard, MCPS has embarked on a boundary to study “how existing school and cluster boundaries support or impede the effective use of school facilities .” You can read all the MCPS information on this topic here. This document details the regulations they are using for the MCPS boundary study.…

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