Comments Off on White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee Meeting, 1/14/13
The White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee will next meet on Monday, January 14, 2013. Meetings begin at 7pm at Wall Local Park/Shriver Aquatic Center at 5900 Executive Boulevard in Rockville. The public is welcome to attend!
From the Montgomery County Parks & Planning Website, the White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee is:
Property owners and residents from within the plan area, civic and homeowners associations from surrounding residential communities, transportation management representative, and Executive Branch staff were appointed to this overview committee by the Planning Board on September 30, 2010. … Read More
Comments Off on Growing MoCo’s tree canopy has health, economic rewards
Trees are an important part of any urban environment, providing shade, oxygen, and even calming traffic. Of course, they’re also great to look at. As a result, protecting and expanding Montgomery County’s tree canopy has been a growing issue in recent months.
A study done by the University of Vermont for the Montgomery County Planning Department found that while half of the county is covered by trees, the county’s urban areas have a much smaller tree canopy.… Read More
Comments Off on Transit on the Brain
On the heels of today’s Transportation Summit in Annapolis, transit and its funding are on the brain. White Flint’s success is reliant on a solid transit infrastructure. If you’re interested in local transit issues, Montgomery County has a public-private Transit Task Force working toward a comprehensive rapid transit system. Learn more about it by following the below link:
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