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

County Executive Announces “Flash” as Winning Name for BRT

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Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett today announced that “Flash” is the winner in the Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s (MCDOT) contest to select a name for the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System. MCDOT’s two-month contest provided residents the opportunity to choose from three suggested names or propose their own, and “Flash” received the most votes.…

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White Flint 2 Worksession Tomorrow, March 23

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At tomorrow’s White Flint 2 Worksession, planning staff will discuss financing possibilities that could support the infrastructure needs for the White Flint 2 Sector Plan area. The White Flint 1 Special Taxing District will also be discussed. Executive Branch representatives will attend this worksession to discuss their perspective regarding financing alternatives for the Plan area.…

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What you missed at last night’s Implementation Committee meeting

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Last night, the White Flint Implementation Committee met, and if you weren’t able to attend, here’s what was discussed.

Pre-Release Center. On Nebel Street is the Pre-Release Center which provides evidence-based transitional services to 143 soon-to-be released sentenced and incarcerated adults from the county’s two detention centers, and from state and federal prisons who are returning to Montgomery County and the larger Washington metropolitan area.  …

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Implementation Committee Meeting Monday, March 20th

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The snowed-out March meeting for the White Flint Implementation Committee will take place on Monday, March 20, 7 p.m., at Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center. Here is the agenda:

Introductions

Presentation: Pre-Release Center

Updates

White Flint Development Activity

Other North Bethesda Plans

Biennial Monitoring Report

New members

White Flint Downtown Committee (Brian Downie/Francine Waters)

White Flint Implementation Coordinator Report (Dee Metz)

White Flint 2 Sector Plan

Other topics

 

 

The White Flint Sector Plan Implentation Committee

The White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Committee consists of property owners, residents and interest groups that are stakeholders in the redevelopment of the Sector Plan area, as well as representatives from the Executive Branch, to evaluate the assumptions made regarding congestion levels, transit use, and parking.

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What happened at last week’s genuinely interesting White Flint 2 Work Session

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The Planning Board discussed the Parklawn District and Randolph Hills part of White Flint 2 on March 9th.  And the Planning Board had quite a bit to say about the staff’s draft plan. (View the staff presentation.) Read on for some wonderful news about the CSX pedestrian crossing and other favorable news.…

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Upcoming White Flint Meetings

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The next White Flint 2 Worksession  will be tomorrow, March 9 in the afternoon.  They will be covering land use and zoning issues for the east side of the plan area. Read the staff document for this worksession to educate yourself on the issues.

The White Flint Implementation Committee will meet on Monday, March 13, 7 p.m., at Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center.…

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Highlights from the Feb. 23 WF2 Work Session

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Last Thursday, the Planning Board took up the Rockville Pike-Montrose North section of the White Flint 2 Plan, and they also reviewed a few properties on Executive Boulevard.

Some highlights:

While the staff recommended a floating zone for 6100, 6110,6116, 6120, and 6130 Executive Boulevard, some of the property owners argued for CR or CRT zoning.…

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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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