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


Category Archives: FOWF Business

Pike and Rose Phase 2 is Open!

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Phase Two of Pike and Rose recently opened to the public, and blogger Robert Dyer captured the moment with tons of photos on his @Bethesda Row blog.  I’ve re-posted of few of his photos below, but you’ll get to enjoy lots more by clicking through to his blogpost.

Phase Two includes new roads, beautiful Rose Park, and new stores and entertainment options.…

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A Wonderful Win for Wall Park!

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Yesterday, the County Council voted YES on the Supplemental Appropriation and CIP Amendment for $6,582,000 for the Wall Park Garage and Park Improvements!! Friends of White Flint has advocated for more than a year and a half for the County to “un-pave paradise and pull up the parking lot” and yesterday, the Council voted to do just that.…

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Tomorrow is your chance to join the fun at the second Walkable Wednesday

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Fifty people attended our first Walkable Wednesday, and we hope you will be part of our second informative and entertaining Walkable Wednesday on July 12 at noon. Join Friends of White Flint and the Coalition for Smarter Growth to learn what makes a community walkable and what we can do to make sure the White Flint area is as walkable as possible as quickly as possible.
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FoWF receives its very first grant!

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Thanks to FoWF board member Lindsay McGarity, Friends of White Flint has been awarded our very first grant! Her company, Edelman, a leading global communications marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations, is giving FoWF $2,000 for its Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign.…

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Fifty pedestrians who love walking in the Pike District participated in last night’s first Walkable Wednesday

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We were thrilled that fifty … yes, fifty! … people turned our for our first Walkable Wednesday. The Coalition for Smarter Growth and Friends of White Flint discussed relatively easy-to-execute, relatively inexpensive ways we can make the Pike District safer and more convenient for pedestrians. During the tour, we also pointed out the big and little things that make an area more … or less …walkable.…

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Important Upcoming Events

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  1. Walkable Wednesday, a tour of the Pike District that discusses what makes it easier and more difficult to walk safely and conveniently. June 7, 7:30 pm. Meet at the White Flint metro station.
  2. White Flint 2 Work Session on staging, schools, and zoning. Thursday, June 8 in the late morning.
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Pallas and Persei Residents Hold a SRO Meeting to Learn about White Flint Development

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Last night, more than eighty residents of Pallas and Persei at Pike and Rose held a community meeting to learn about all the development that’s planned for the White Flint/Pike District area.  FoWF executive director Amy Ginsburg made a short presentation then answered dozens of questions about what’s going to be built in our community.…

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Check out the BRT and White Flint 2 presentations from our community meeting

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Here is the presentation that Nkosi Yearwood made at our April 4th Community Meeting updating everyone on the status  of and changes made so far on the White Flint 2 plan. (Click on the image below to view his presentation.)

And here is the presentation that Darcy Buckley of MCDOT made concerning Bus Rapid Transit or BRT.…

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