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: General

Next Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting Will Be December 9th

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What: White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting

When: Tuesday, December 9, 8:00 am- 9:15 am

Where: Bethesda North Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852

 

The agenda will include:

  • A presentation by Streetsense of the recommended name for the district.
  • A discussion of a possible Arts and Entertainment district designation for the area.
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November Meetings Around White Flint

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  • The November meeting of the White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee is cancelled. 

 

  • The November 11th meeting of the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee has been rescheduled to November 18, at 8:00 am. The meeting will take place at the Bethesda North Conference Center. The meetings are free and open to the public.
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September Meetings Around White Flint

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The September meeting for the White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee is cancelled.

Here are some updates on issues in the White Flint sector:

  • JBG has submitted the Sketch Plan, Site Plan, and Preliminary Plan Amendments for North Bethesda Market II.
  • Gables Residential has submitted the Preliminary and Site Plans for the Gables White Flint.
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Community Involvement and Advocacy Matter

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We’ve talked a lot on this blog about the Rapid Transit system coming to Montgomery County. A recent development in the planning of the Georgia Avenue route highlights why community involvement, attention and advocacy is crucial in plans like these.

As David Hauck from Communities for Transit writes on the Greater Greater Washington blog,  the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) has released an outlandish proposal for how the route will travel down Georgia Avenue.

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A Take on Streetsense’s Bethesda Beer and Banter Event

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Wednesday evening I attended the Streetsense’s “Beer and Banter” event. Many Millenials, Generation Xs and even a few Baby Boomers attended the event, which was great to see. The event was focused on Millenials who live, work, and/or play in the Bethesda Sector to give them a space to express their needs and wants for the developing region.

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Calling Bethesda Millenials

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Though not in White Flint, folks in Bethesda are hosting an event that hits close to home for FoWF:  they’re finding ways to engage community members of all demographics in shaping the future look of the area.  See the below from the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center:

Beer & banter on Bethesda’s future

Streetsense, JBG and Clark Construction are co-hosting an event on July 16th to help engage people, especially millenials, in planning downtown Bethesda‘s future.

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