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

Watch this video and enjoy the happiness shown at the White Flint Placemaking Festival

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Check out this great video that shares the fun and joy of the recent White Flint Placemaking Festival.

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An informative and successful County Executive Forum

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Last night, a packed house at AMP by Strathmore listened as moderator Amy Ginsburg, Executive Director of Friends of White Flint, asked questions about development, schools, green space, budgeting, transit, and other issues important to the Pike District to the three candidates for county executive.  Nancy Floreen, Marc Elrich, and Robin Ficker spent an hour stating why they serve your vote. …

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Learn what Marc Elrich, Nancy Floreen, and Robin Ficker think about issues important to the Pike District

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Be an educated voter. Learn what the candidates for County Executive think about issues important to the White Flint/Pike District area. Attend our County Executive Candidate Forum on Sunday, October 21 at 7:30 pm at AMP at Pike and Rose. Free tickets are required as attendance is limited. Click here for tickets
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What do you want to ask Robin Ficker, Marc Elrich, and Nancy Floreen?

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Friends of White Flint is holding a County Executive Candidate Forum on Sunday, October 21 at 7:30 pm at AMP at Pike & Rose.  (If you want to attend, you need a free ticket because seats are limited.  Click here to get your tickets.)

We want to know what you think we ought to ask the three candidates for county executive at the forum.…

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Learn what Marc Elrich, Nancy Floreen, and Robin Ficker think about issues important to the Pike District

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Be an educated voter. Learn what the candidates for County Executive think about issues important to the White Flint/Pike District area. Attend our County Executive Candidate Forum on Sunday, October 21 at 7:30 pm at AMP at Pike and Rose

Free tickets are required as attendance is limited. Click here for tickets

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Free trees for White Flint/North Bethesda/Grosvenor residents

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To increase the urban tree canopy, the Montgomery Planning Department has launched Shades of Green, a program that provides free trees and planting for qualifying property owners in North Bethesda, Grosvenor and White Flint.  (Other parts of the County, too, but that’s not our focus.)

Here are the rules:

Trees cannot be planted in street rights-of-way.…

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More on Housing as Infrastructure

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Casey Anderson, the Chairman of the Planning Board, is writing a enlightening series of posts on the economics and trends that affect Montgomery County on The Third Place. Two recent ones are important enough that I want to repost them on the Friends of White Flint blog. We posted the first one titled,  Real Estate Development *Is* Infrastructure, yesterday.…

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Real Estate Development is Infrastructure

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Casey Anderson, the Chairman of the Planning Board, is writing a enlightening series of posts on the economics and trends that affect Montgomery County on The Third Place. Two recent ones are important enough that I want to repost them on the Friends of White Flint blog today and tomorrow.

This first one is titled,  Real Estate Development *Is* Infrastructure.

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Check out the plans for Executive Blvd. separated bike lanes

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MCDOT presented the plans for the new separated bike lanes on Executive Boulevard during Monday’s White Flint Implementation Committee meeting.  The final design should be completed this year with construction starting late 2018/early 2019.

You can see the entire presentation here — learn about the proposed intersections with Nicholson Lane, Strand Drive, and Woodglen Road; cross-sections showing how cars, bikes, and pedestrians will share the road, and other design details.…

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Urban Parks and Public Spaces Design Guidelines

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The Montgomery Planning Department is working on The Urban Parks and Public Spaces (UPPS) Design Guidelines to create inviting, easily accessible, attractive, comfortable, and safe public spaces. When complete, the Urban Parks and Public Spaces Design Guidelines will be a companion document to the Energized Public Spaces Functional Master Plan (EPS) Plan.…

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