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

How fun — a community bike ride in North Bethesda!

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Saturday, May 11 – Better Bicycling Ride in the Pike District

Join your neighbors for a community education bike ride in cooperation with the Washington Area Bicyclists Association (WABA) on May 11 in North Bethesda. Join riders of all levels to explore Montgomery County and learn the techniques urban riders use to get around the region.…

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Informative Websites

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In case you missed it, here are websites with tons of useful info about the White Flint/Pike District area.

Western Workaround Updates
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-dte/projects/whiteflintww/index.html
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/whiteflint/  Twitter #WhiteFlintWest

Wall Park Redesign
https://www.montgomeryparks.org/projects/directory/wall-park-renovation-plan/

Safe Routes to School
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/DOT-PedSafety/SRTS/home.html

Montgomery County Economic Development
https://thinkmoco.com/white-flint-brochure
https://thinkmoco.com/locations/white-flint
HQ2 Branding Video
HQ2 Aerial Video

White Flint 1 Sector Plan
https://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/communities/area-2/white-flint/
https://www.montgomeryplanning.org/community/whiteflint/documents/WhiteFlintSectorPlanApprovedandAdopted_web.pdf

White Flint 2 Sector Plan
https://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/communities/area-2/white-flint-2-sector-plan/

Pike and Rose
pikeandrose.com

NoBe Market
https://www.livenobe.com/

AMP by Strathmore
https://www.ampbystrathmore.com/

Strathmore
https://www.strathmore.org/

North Bethesda Transportation Management District
https://nbtc.org/

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Join us at this month’s Pike District Promenade

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Spring is made for walking. Join us Saturday, April 20 at 10 am for an easy, all-ages, pet-friendly stroll along the Trolley Trail. Put a reminder in your calendar now so you don’t miss it. (Go on, we’ll wait while you enter the data into your calendar.)

We meet at 10am April 20 at North Bethesda Market then take a walk along the wonderful Trolley Trail.…

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Pike District Pothole Patrol

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Have you noticed any potholes in the Pike District? (Amy here — I know I’ve hit a few lately.) Tell us exactly where you’ve seen potholes, and we will compile a list. Then, we will give the list to MCDOT and ask them to make repairs.

Email what you find on your Pothole Patrol to info@whiteflint.org by the end of March.…

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Pike District Promenade Saturday, March 16

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Ok, the weather can’t be bad EVERY third Saturday of the month, right? Hopefully we’ll finally enjoy some good walking weather Saturday, March 16 at 10 am for our Pike District Promenade.

Meet your neighbors and friends at the North Bethesda Market plaza between Seasons 52 and Starbucks at 10 am, then we’ll take an all-ages, pet-friendly stroll along the Trolley Trail.…

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A Dog Park in Wall Park?

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Montgomery Parks is gathering public input about where to put a new dog park and where to hold future dog-friendly pop-up like yappy hours.

The Dog Parks Site Suitability (DPSS) Study will help guide the location design and development of future dog parks in high-density areas of the County; serve as a reference tool for pop-up event planning; and outline several different types of dog facilities that may be suitable for various locations.…

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Terrific MCEDC Resources

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Looking for something interesting to peruse on this snow day? Want to learn more about our White Flint/Pike District neighborhood? You can discover information, graphics, videos, and more at the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) website.

HQ2 Branding Video:

HQ2 Aerial Video:

White Flint Business Location Brochure:

https://thinkmoco.com/white-flint-brochure

White Flint Business Location Landing Page and One-Sheet:

https://thinkmoco.com/locations/white-flint

Think Success: Music Center at Strathmore

White Flint video they created for Amazon:

Pike District Stats and White Flint Development Projects:

https://thinkmoco.com/reports

https://thinkmoco.com/talent-report

https://thinkmoco.com/growth-report

mocostrength.com
mocosuccess.com

mocostrength.com
mocosuccess.com

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An informative, interesting, standing-room-only community meeting

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More than sixty people crammed into the Shriver Aquatic Center this week for our informative Community Meeting. We were grateful that Councilmember Andrew Friedson and MCDOT stopped by, and we heard interesting updates on development and the Western Workaround.

MCDOT, the County Executive’s Office, and MCEDC mentioned many websites full of information important to Pike District/White Flint residents.  As requested, here they are:

Western Workaround Updates
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dot-dte/projects/whiteflintww/index.html
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/whiteflint/  Twitter #WhiteFlintWest

New Arrowwood Apartments near Harris Teeter
http://www.whiteflint.org/2019/01/14/latest-rendering-of-arrowwood/

Grand Park Proposed Development on Old Georgetown Road
http://www.whiteflint.org/2019/02/12/grand-park-project-drawings/

Wall Park Redesign
https://www.montgomeryparks.org/projects/directory/wall-park-renovation-plan/

Safe Routes to School
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/DOT-PedSafety/SRTS/home.html

Montgomery County Economic Development
Amazon Video on White Flint
White Flint Information
White Flint One-Pager
White Flint Redevelopment Projects Brochure

White Flint 1 Sector Plan
https://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/communities/area-2/white-flint/
https://www.montgomeryplanning.org/community/whiteflint/documents/WhiteFlintSectorPlanApprovedandAdopted_web.pdf

White Flint 2 Sector Plan
https://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/communities/area-2/white-flint-2-sector-plan/

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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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