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

A quick (and pretty) summary of development in the Pike District/White Flint area

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The Office of the County Executive developed this handy summary of the planned development of the White Flint/Pike District area. It will be updated as things change. You can download the PDF here.



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Check out the design guidelines for White Flint 2

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Last night, Montgomery Planning gave the public the chance to review the proposed design guidelines for White Flint 2. For those of you who couldn’t make it to the Shriver Aquatic Center, here is a summary of the guidelines and links to the actual proposed White Flint 2 Design Guidelines.…

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New Limits On Parking Spaces Being Debated

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Large commercial, residential buildings could be forced to cut available parking in effort to promote transit, carpools

As reported in Bethesda Beat. (Scroll to the end to read Friends of White Flint’s official position.)

A proposal that could force large commercial and residential properties in the county to have fewer parking spaces in an effort to force greater use of public transportation and get cars off the road is being questioned by business groups.…

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Thank you Councilmembers Friedson and Glass for touring the Pike District

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On a blustery Saturday, resident, business, and property owner board members from Friends of White Flint took Councilmember Andrew Friedson and Councilmember Evan Glass on a tour of the Pike District/White Flint. It was wonderful talking about ways to make our community safer for pedestrians and cyclists, more activated, and more vibrant.…

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Western Workaround Work Update

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Construction activities anticipated for the two weeks beginning March 10, 2019. For additional information on the White Flint Project please visit http://www.whiteflintproject.com

The utility infrastructure relocation and construction which began in August 2018 will finish by the end of winter 2019.

Verizon telecommunications infrastructure construction located in the northbound right lanes of Executive Boulevard prior to Old Georgetown Road has been completed with only punch list items remaining-the contractor will return at a later date.…

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WF2 Design Guidelines Open Houses

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Montgomery Planning will hold open houses on March 26 and 28 to present design guidelines for the Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Plans. Planners will present draft recommendations for the design of buildings, streets and public spaces at two meeting locations for community feedback.

Planners will hold the White Flint 2 Sector Plan Design Guidelines open house on Tuesday, March 26 from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

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Maier Warner selected for Pike District Placemaking and Branding contract

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As this week’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee meeting, it was announced that Maier Warner was awarded the county contract for placemaking and branding in the Pike District. Kris Warner from Marier Warner Public Relations/Marketing explained their plans, which include social media, a website refresh, placemaking events, placemaking infrastructure, and other marketing will be part of their placemaking and branding campaign.…

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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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Josiah Henson in the News

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Josiah Henson Park is one of the most important historical sites in the White Flint area. And Josiah Henson has been in the news lately.

First, the new Henson biography, Sharp Flashes of Lightning Come from Black Clouds: The Life of Josiah Hensonauthored by Montgomery Parks senior historian, Jamie Ferguson Kuhns – is now available!…

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