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: Montgomery County Government

Tell Montgomery Parks What You Want in Future Parks and Recreation

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Montgomery Parks just launched an outreach campaign called “Parks and Rec of the Future” to solicit public input. They have a dedicated online open town hall where people can very quickly and easily submit comments and/or take a survey to let them know what people would like for their parks and recreation amenities in the future.…

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Pop Ups in the Park in the Pike District

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The Pop Up in Montgomery Parks campaign is part of an ongoing “activate urban parks” initiative that was launched last year. There are two coming to the White Flint area.

Touch a Truck

Whether they are climbing into the cab of a backhoe, riding in a bucket truck or turning a police cruiser lights on children of all ages can explore and learn about the trucks that help upkeep Montgomery County’s urban parks.…

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Notes & Slides from the Executive Boulevard White Flint 2 Worksession

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During a nearly two-hour worksession yesterday at the Planning Board, Executive Boulevard was the center of attention. The staff presentation was actually a fairly good explanation of what is proposed for Executive Boulevard in the White Flint 2 sector plan. Below you’ll find a few slides that I found particularly illuminating.…

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White Flint 2 Worksession, Thursday, February 9

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The Planning Board will hold a second worksession on the White Flint 2 plan on noon Thursday, February 9th at their headquarters on 878 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring.  This worksession will focus on the Executive Boulevard part of the proposed White Flint 2 plan.

You can read the staff documents that were prepared for this worksession here.…

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County Planners Debate Project Staging in Drafted Plan for White Flint

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From Bethesda Magazine:

Development that includes nearly 6,000 homes could halt without progress on school, transportation projects

The White Flint 2 region.

Montgomery County planning officials on Thursday debated whether it’s fair to freeze development in the White Flint area if public projects stall.

Under the drafted White Flint 2 Sector Plan, growth would proceed in three phases, but moving through them would require progress on school and transportation improvements.…

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County Executive announces capital construction budget for FY 2018

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Ike Leggett announced his proposed capital construction budget for FY 2018 and amendments to the six-year, FY 2017-22 capital improvements program. The County Council will consider the proposal over the next few months. It must vote on a new budget by the end of May, which then goes to the County Executive for final approval.…

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Our White Flint 2 Testimony

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Please find below our written testimony to the Planning Board on the proposed White Flint 2 plan, written with the insightful input our supporters provided.  The Planning Board is keeping the comment period open for another week and a half, and I strongly encourage you to let them know your thoughts and share your ideas to improve the plan.

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White Flint 2 Plan Summary Courtesy of the WFDAC

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Courtesy of Nkosi Yearwood’s discussion at yesterday morning’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee, here is a short (relatively short) summary of the White Flint 2 Plan.  If you want to read the full plan, please click here. This PowerPoint presentation to the Planning Board is a more easily-digested version of the plan.…

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Public Hearing on White Flint 2 Plan in Thursday

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The Montgomery County Planning Board will hold a hearing on the draft White Flint 2 Sector Plan next Thursday, January 12, beginning at 6:05 pm. The board is seeking residents’ input on the draft plan. If you want to testify, click here to sign up; you can sign up until 4 pm the day before the hearing.…
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