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


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White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting Monday, Dec 10

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White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee

Wall Local Park-Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center

Monday, December 10, 2018 7 p.m.

Introductions

Amazon-HQ2

Approved Development and Allocated development

New Infrastructure

Western Workaround

Bikeways

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…

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FOWF Advocacy Works — NEW LONGER CROSSING TIMES!

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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. …

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Bicycle Master Plan Passes Major Milestone; Council Work Sessions Completed with an Affirmative Straw Vote

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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. 

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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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