We’re looking forward to the new options and amenities, including more restaurants and bars, that will be coming to White Flint. Having a variety of options close to each other may in fact interest Millennials and empty nester/retiring Baby Boomers alike, as many people from both generations seek more walkable, amenity-rich, transit-oriented communities.…Read More
Category Archives: Montgomery County Government
The White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee held its monthly meeting before a packed crowd Monday night at the Shriver Aquatic Center in Wall Park. The main topic of discussion was the Metro Pike Center development at Rockville Pike and Marinelli Road, which we’ll talk about in more detail later this week.…Read More
The county’s Nighttime Economy Task Force has been in the news since February, and has met several times already to “examine policies, resources and amenities that address Montgomery County’s nightlife offerings.”Read More
Next week is the second week of the month, which means it’s time to mark your calendars for White Flint meetings!
On July 8th at 7:00pm, the Implementation Advisory Committee will hold their monthly meeting at Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center. B.F. Saul/Saul Centers, who owns the Metro Pike Shopping Center (home to sweetFrog, Dunkin Donuts, and 7-11) as well as the Staples and adjacent buildings across the street, will be presenting their sketch plan to the committee.…Read More
Councilmember Roger Berliner, whose District includes White Flint, has been circulating a set of Frequently Asked Questions to constituents who contact his office about the Bus Rapid Transit plan for Montgomery County. We find it to be a fantastic primer on the issues at hand and thank him for sharing it!…Read More
For White Flint to become a great urban place, it needs a great pedestrian and bicycle network. But today, it’s not always an easy place to get around by foot or bike. Recently, I had an e-mail interview with Mary Ward, a White Flint resident and cyclist who has become an advocate for better pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure.…Read More
Councilmember Roger Berliner wrote the following letter to Montgomery County Department of Transportation Director Arthur Holmes regarding the 35% design for White Flint’s streets. You can read the text below, or view the PDF here: Councilmember Berliner WF Letter to Director Holmes 6-18-13.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL
OFFICE OF COUNCILMEMBER ROGER BERLINER
CHAIR, TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE, ENERGY, & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
June 18, 2013
Dear Director Holmes,
Thank you and other members of the Administration for agreeing to host a meeting with developers,
your staff, and state transportation officials to discuss the western workaround road network for the
White Flint Sector Plan.…
Last Thursday, June 13, the Planning Board approved transmittal of the White Flint Biennial Report to the Council and County Executive. This report is required as part of the monitoring requirements of the sector plan to evaluate which goals are being met and which are harder to achieve, as well as what improvements should be incorporated into the county’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) budget.…Read More
White Flint’s future as an urban place depends on a street network that welcomes people on foot and bike, not just in cars, and roads that are pleasant to spend time in, not just move through. But Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation may not make getting there easy.
On Monday, MCDOT representatives gave a presentation to the White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee about the Western Workaround, a network of new streets on the west side of Rockville Pike.…Read More
The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee (WFDAC) met again on Tuesday, June 11 at the Rockville offices of Federal Realty Investment Trust. The agenda included general updates, a briefing on the Washington Gas Communications Tower, a few new items of business, and more information on subcommittees. Here are the details:
** Peggy Schwartz, Transportation Management District – Bike to Work Day was a big success, there were between 15 and 17 pit stops in Montgomery County alone, including a pit stop at the NRC.…Read More