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: Transit

Last Chance Today! Important! Tell Metro To End the Grosvenor Turnback

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Metro seeks feedback on alternatives to increase service on the Red Line between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Shady Grove stations. This is your chance to tell Metro to end the Grosvenor Turnback, and it’s really important that you take Metro’s survey today, May 21st. Choose Option A and/or B.

Currently during weekday rush hours, Red Line trains operate every 8 minutes between Shady Grove and Glenmont, with additional trains between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Silver Spring providing service every four minutes between these stations.…

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A wonderful … if wet … Bike to Work Day 2018 at Pike & Rose

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How much do we love this new mid-block crosswalk?

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Thank you, MCDOT, for our beautiful brand new mid-block crosswalk on Marinelli between the Conference Center and the Grand/Wisconsin buildings!  We’ve been working with MCDOT for a year to create this crosswalk, and we couldn’t be happier to see it installed. It’s a boon for walking convenience and safety.  (Of course — be careful and be sure no cars are zooming through as you cross.)

There’s more pedestrian improvements to come through our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign, so stay tuned!…

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Register for Bike to Work Day

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On Friday, May 18, 2018 Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to celebrate bicycling as a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work. Be one of the first 20,000 to register and attend this FREE EVENT, then bike to your choice of 100 pit stops in D.C., MD, and VA and receive a free T-shirt, refreshments, and be entered into a raffle for a new bicycle.…

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Important! Tell Metro To End the Grosvenor Turnback

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Metro seeks feedback on alternatives to increase service on the Red Line between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Shady Grove stations. This is your chance to tell Metro to end the Grosvenor Turnback, and it’s really important that you take Metro’s survey by May 21st.

Currently during weekday rush hours, Red Line trains operate every 8 minutes between Shady Grove and Glenmont, with additional trains between Grosvenor-Strathmore and Silver Spring providing service every four minutes between these stations.…

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Yippee! We’ve got Bikeshare in the Pike District!

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Friends of White Flint Executive Director Amy Ginsburg was honored to be invited to cut the ribbon last week on our new Bikeshare stations!

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett celebrated the installation of eight, new, Bikeshare stations in the Pike District and Twinbrook, bringing the County’s total Capital Bikeshare network to 82 stations.…

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Ike Leggett to Participate in Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New White Flint Bikeshare Stations

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Please join Friends of White Flint and others on Thursday, April 12, 2018, 10 a.m., at the Bikeshare Station at White Flint Metro located on the east side of 355, just north of Marinelli Road, Rockville

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Bikeshare station at White Flint Metro.…

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Celebrate White Flint Bike Share

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DATE CHANGE! Montgomery County will hold a ribbon-cutting event next week to celebrate several new BikeShare stations in the Pike District. The event will be held on Thursday, April 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the new BikeShare station located at White Flint Metro. (Specifically, they will be on the east side of 355, just north of Marinelli Road.)

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On Friday, May 18, 2018, Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to join more than 18,000 area commuters throughout Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia for a celebration of bicycling as a clean, fun and healthy way to get to work. Registration is now open!

 They are so excited to be back at Pike & Rose!

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Attend the Ribbon Cutting for White Flint BikeShare

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Montgomery County will hold a ribbon-cutting event next week to celebrate several new BikeShare stations in the Pike District. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 4th at 11:00 a.m. at the new BikeShare station located at White Flint Metro. (Specifically, they will be on the east side of 355, just north of Marinelli Road.)

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