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

More from our amazing District 1 Candidate Forum

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Seventh State is doing a series of posts based on our District One Candidate Forum.  The first blog post focuses on the answers given by the candidates about what they think about Amazon possibly making their second headquarters in the White Flint area. The second blog post concentrates on the increasing levels of county government debt.…

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Yippee! We’ve got Bikeshare in the Pike District!

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Friends of White Flint Executive Director Amy Ginsburg was honored to be invited to cut the ribbon last week on our new Bikeshare stations!

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett celebrated the installation of eight, new, Bikeshare stations in the Pike District and Twinbrook, bringing the County’s total Capital Bikeshare network to 82 stations.…

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What a fabulous Candidate Forum (if we do say so ourselves.)

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We will post a much more comprehensive summary and story on what the candidates said during our incredibly successful District One Candidate Forum on Monday, but today, I want to thank some folks and share some photos and links to the tweets and videos of the forum.

First, thank you to the Bethesda North Conference Center who generously donated the space for our forum. …

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Ike Leggett to Participate in Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New White Flint Bikeshare Stations

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Please join Friends of White Flint and others on Thursday, April 12, 2018, 10 a.m., at the Bikeshare Station at White Flint Metro located on the east side of 355, just north of Marinelli Road, Rockville

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Bikeshare station at White Flint Metro.…

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Attend the Ribbon Cutting for White Flint BikeShare

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Montgomery County will hold a ribbon-cutting event next week to celebrate several new BikeShare stations in the Pike District. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 4th at 11:00 a.m. at the new BikeShare station located at White Flint Metro. (Specifically, they will be on the east side of 355, just north of Marinelli Road.)

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Council Votes Yes to Ike Leggett’s Compromise on Montrose Parkway East Funding

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On Tuesday the Montgomery County Council unanimously agreed to a compromise proposed by County Executive Ike Leggett that delays the start of construction of Montrose Parkway East for one year.

In a memo, Ike Leggett said that  the one-year delay from Leggett’s initial proposed construction schedule will allow Montrose Parkway to be redesigned to incorporate better pedestrian and bicycle facilities and connections.…

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What you missed at this week’s WFDAC Meeting

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The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee met this week, and here’s what happened.

Corey Pitts, BRT Project Manager for Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation, gave a presentation on Bus Rapid Transit on Route 355.  (We’ll post his presentation as soon as we receive it.)

The executive committee met with County Executive Ike Leggett and said it was a positive meeting.…

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Come to the District One Candidates Forum Sponsored by FOWF

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Learn what the candidates for the District One County Council seat think about the White Flint area, smart growth, and other pertinent issues. Come to our Candidate Forum on Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7pm, at the Bethesda North Conference Center.

A big thank you to the Bethesda North Conference Center for donating the space.

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Our Questions for the Candidates

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Please find below the questionnaire we sent to at large candidates and county executive candidates. We thank you for the dozens of suggestions many of you made concerning which questions we should ask.

We ask you to complete the attached brief questionnaire so that the people who live, work, play … and vote … in the White Flint area can choose their candidates with knowledge and care.…

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