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: Pedestrian Safety

Take the Vision Zero Community Survey

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Help Montgomery County eliminate serious and fatal traffic crashes in the coming decade! The County is creating a 10-year Vision Zero strategy and needs your input to make it happen.

Please take the Vision Zero Community Survey so the White Flint/Pike District is represented and include specific improvements you’d like to see in our community.…

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Tell the Planning Department about your favorite Pike District cut-throughs.

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Do you use a cut-through to get to your destination faster? If so, the Planning Board wants to hear about it. Use their new online pedestrian shortcut map to tell them! Your feedback will help them make recommendations for the Pedestrian Master Plan. We know there are lots of them in the White Flint area.…

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A public draft of the Complete Streets Design Guide is now available for review.

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Montgomery County is developing a new approach to designing county roads using a concept called Complete Streets, roadways that are designed and operated to provide safe, accessible, and healthy travel for all users of the roadway system, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, and motorists. On a Complete Street, it is intuitive and safe to cross the street, walk to shops, and bicycle to school.…

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District 16 Delegation Asks for Route 355 Crosswalk Repairs

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In a recent letter to the State Highway Administration, Senator Susan Lee and Delegates Mark Korman, Ariana Kelly, and Sara Love wrote:

… In recent months, we have received increased reports of crosswalks along MD 355 that are in need of maintenance. In the attached document, we have compiled a list of crosswalks that warrant your office’s attention. The

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How is MoCo Doing on Pedestrian Safety?

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Adam Pagnucco wrote a terrific analysis in The Seventh State about spending on pedestrian safety projects and the impact of that spending. The entire article is below, but if you only have a couple of minutes, here are the sentences Friends of White Flint thinks is most important. This analysis argues for smarter, lighter, quicker, faster projects to enhance pedestrian safety in the Pike District and across Montgomery County.…

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