Here is the summary from the staff report for this work session:
Staff will present updated results of the transportation analysis performed in support of the White Flint 2 Sector Plan Public Hearing Draft Plan according to the procedures in the recently adopted 2016-2020 Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP) for Local Area Transportation Review (LATR).…
Comments Off on 1) More on a Pike District Bid 2) Implementation Committee Meeting Tonight
Bethesda Beat wrote a terrific story (even with the misspelling of the FOWF’s executive director’s name) about the enabling legislation passed by the state to allow BIDS to be formed, including in the Pike District.
Forming White Flint Urban District Could Get Boost from New State Legislation
A BID could act as “cheerleader” for Pike District, local advocate says
BY BETHANY RODGERS Published:
White Flint advocate Amy Ginsberg daydreams about holding 5K races and happy hours in the area’s Pike District.…
Comments Off on MCDOT Announces Ride On extRA on Route 355
Ride On announced that in October it will launch a new, limited stop, higher speed bus service on Maryland Route 355 called Ride On extRa, It will provide a faster option for bus riders during rush hours, making only 12 stops between the Medical Center Metrorail Station in Bethesda and the Lakeforest Transit Center in Gaithersburg.…
Comments Off on The Future of Aging Office Buildings
Montgomery Planning Department publishes an interesting blog called The Third Place. In planning, the third place is the social realm separate from home and the workplace, an inclusive forum for dialogue crucial for civic engagement and community building.
Comments Off on What happened at last week’s White Flint 2 Worksession
The Planning Board discussed financing options for the White Flint 2 area during their March 23rd worksession. Via their presentation, the planning staff said that there are $181,717,000 worth of White Flint 1 special tax district funded improvements planned.
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The established tax rate is $0.103 per $100 of assessed value in the special White Flint taxing district. …