Category Archives: Montgomery County Government
Comments Off on White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting August 13
From Nkosi Yearwood, White Flint Implementation Committee:
Happy Summer to All: This is early notice that the White Flint Implementation Committee will meet on Monday, August 13, 2018, 7 p.m. at Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center. The primary purpose for this August meeting is to review a new MCDOT bikeway proposal along Executive Boulevard, between Nicholson Lane and Woodglen Drive.… Read More
Comments Off on Council approves 15% MPDUs in most expensive parts of MoCo
Recently passed MPDU Bills 34-17 and 38-17 make several changes to the county MPDU law to enhance administrative flexibility and clarify provisions of the law. These changes will take effect on October 31, 2018 and include:
Connecting MPDU eligibility expressly to household income as opposed to the MPDU sale price and financing information.… Read More
Comments Off on Federal Realty requests faster creation of Pike District amenities
From Bethesda Beat
Earlier this month, Federal Realty’s chief executive officer sent County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council a letter airing grievances related to development in the White Flint area near Pike & Rose in North Bethesda. CEO Donald Wood complained that road upgrade projects have fallen behind schedule, progress is sluggish on creating parks and civic spaces and the county isn’t adequately following through on the goals outlined in the White Flint Sector Plan passed in 2010.… Read More
Comments Off on White Flint Implementation Committee Update
From Nkosi Yearwood at the Montgomery Planning Department:
The White Flint Implementation Committee will not meet in July.
The Committee typically does not meet in August unless there is an important project or issue to discuss.
The Planning Board will review two White Flint projects on July 19:
The Pepco substation at the intersection of Marinelli Road and Nebel Street.… Read More
Comments Off on Tell ’em what you think about the Randolph Hills Placemaking Event
The Randolph Hills Shopping Center will be the site of a placemaking event in October. The Randolph Civic Association is collaborating with the owner of the shopping center, Montgomery County Planning, the Better Block Foundation, and local businesses to reimagine the Randolph Hills Shopping Center over a weekend. From October 8-11, there will be community led design and build activities.… Read More
Comments Off on Plans for the Grosvenor-Strathmore Garage
The Montgomery County Planning Department received the first application for development within the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Area Minor Master Plan since it was approved and adopted in January 2018. WMATA submitted a Mandatory Referral application requesting to replace their surface parking lot with an expansion to the existing garage. Review the application documents.… Read More
Comments Off on BRT Presentation from last week’s Community Meeting
Corey Pitts of the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) gave a succinct and informative presentation about Bus Rapid Transit on Route 355 at last week’s community meeting. We’re happy that we can share the slides from that presentation with you today. (Click on a slide to enlarge it.)… Read More
Comments Off on VOTE!!!
Today is the primary, and it is important that you vote and make your voice heard. This election is an extraordinarily important one with many elected positions up for grabs.
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Comments Off on Check out the plans for the separated bike lanes on Marinelli
Approximately sixty people attended last night’s very informative community meeting. Over the next few days, we’ll share with you the presentations that folks from MCDOT made on various topics.
Today we share the presentation on the separated bike lanes on Marinelli Road from Nebel to Rockville Pike. This project will add .4 miles of one way 5 feet- to 6 feet- wide separated bike lanes.… Read More
Better Block will be on the ground in Randolph Hills through October 2018 as part of an engagement and master planning effort with Montgomery County Planning Department. We’re working to bring your ideas to life and make a more walkable, vibrant place to live and work. Please fill out the survey below and share with anyone else you think may be interested!… Read More