The CIP Budget is Montgomery County’s Capital Budget. We’ve been studying the CIP budget and talking with county officials about the CIP budget since it was released a few days ago. You can read the budget details here. Below are some of the parts of the CIP that most affect the White Flint area.…Read More
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The rescheduled White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting (Monday’s meeting was cancelled due to snow) will be held Thursday, January 17, 7 pm, at the Shriver Aquatic Center.
The agenda includes:
- Development and Infrastructure Updates
- White Flint Downtown Committee (Brian Downie/Francine Waters)
- White Flint Implementation Coordinator Report (Dee Metz)
- Sketch Plan Presentation Update: VOB/Nissan/Capital One properties
- Other topics: Mary Ward: Public facilities
Transforming the White Flint area into a walkable, vibrant, smart growth area isn’t a mere whim. It’s based on solid research and thought-out policy. The following top ten blogs on Montgomery Planning’s The Third Place are interesting, educational articles that discuss the backbone principles of the burgeoning transformation of the Pike District.…Read More
You may not have known Dee Metz nor known of her behind-the-scenes work to make the White Flint Sector Plan a reality, but Dee Metz was, quite simply, one of the greatest drivers of the White Flint transformation, and she will be missed. Her email announcing her retirement is below.
It is with mixed feelings that I am announcing my retirement at the end of January. …Read More
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) last week expanded its dockless bikeshare program by making “e-bikes” available in North Bethesda. The County established a pilot dockless bikeshare program in Silver Spring and Takoma Park last year.
During the first year of the pilot period, adjustments to the program were made based on public input that greatly reduced the number of reported concerns.…Read More
Last night, the White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting included many updates of interest to folks in the White Flint area. Here are the highlights:
Dockless bikes/ebikes/scooters are coming to the White Flint area, including Twinbrook and Rock Spring. You’ll start seeing them as early as this month! Lime Bikes will be the vendor.…Read More
White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee
Wall Local Park-Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center
Monday, December 10, 2018 7 p.m.
Approved Development and Allocated development
Dockless Bikes in North Bethesda
2nd Metro Station Entrance
BRT on MD 355
White Flint Downtown Committee (Brian Downie/Francine Waters)
White Flint Implementation Coordinator Report (Dee Metz)
Other topics…Read More
Thanks to advocacy by Friends of White Flint and our successful Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign, we’re so excited to announce MCDOT implemented new pedestrian timings yesterday at Old Georgetown Road and Rockville Pike!!
Pedestrians crossing Old Georgetown Road at Route 355 now have 7 seconds of walk time followed by 20 seconds of Flashing Don’t Walk time for total pedestrian crossing time of 27 seconds. …Read More
Need to find info about your polling place? Visit https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/PollingPlaceSearch
Get your sample ballot here.…Read More
The Montgomery County Council expressed significant support for the Bicycle Master Plan two weeks ago by voting 8-0 in favor of the proposed plan in a straw vote taken at the conclusion of their worksessions on the document. The plan, if adopted, would be a comprehensive update to the Bicycle Master Plan.…