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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2020 Subdivision Staging Policy Kick-off Summary

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About The Subdivision Staging Policy
The Subdivision Staging Policy is the tool by which the County ensures its essential public facilities, particularly schools and transportation systems, keep pace with development. It tests the County’s infrastructure for adequacy based on projected capacity, growth, and future development. The policy is updated every four years to ensure that the tools used for evaluating the impact of development on essential public facilities, such as a delay-based transportation test or student generation rates, reflect the latest growth patterns of the County.…

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Town Hall on Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety December 14

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In 2019 there have been 11 deaths and 579 incidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists on Montgomery County roads. We can and must do better.

Join Councilmember Evan Glass in Rockville on Saturday, December 14 at 10:00 a.m. when he hosts a countywide town hall to discuss the county’s efforts to keep our streets safe for pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers –– everyone.

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First Friday event at Artists & Makers Studio on December 6

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First Friday with the Pike District at Artists and Makers Studio December 6

Sign up for the free drawing for a Gift Basket from Pike District with swag from 7 Locks Brewing, Vignola Gourmet & more along with a GIFT CERTIFICATE for $200 to spend in A&M’s Galleries, or in the Artist Studio.…

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Tell the County Executive to include funding for the 2nd Metro Entrance in his CIP

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The County Executive’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) is currently being developed and will be published by January 15, 2020. The CIP covers construction of all public buildings, roads, and other facilities planned by County public agencies over a six-year period. The County Council amends and approves the CIP budget by June 15.…

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The Block at Pike & Rose — tentative opening November 22.

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From The MoCoShow

Back in April of 2018 it was announced that The Block (theblockva.com) food hall was crossing the river and coming to Pike & Rose. (They have a location in Annandale, VA, too.)

We’re told The Block currently plans to open its MoCo location on November 22.…

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Escapology Escape Room opens today at Pike & Rose

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From the MoCo Show

Opening in time for holiday parties, corporate events or a get together with family or friends, Escapology is the world’s fastest growing escape-the-room franchise. A high adrenaline escape game, players are locked inside a themed room and must complete their mission within 60-minutes. During the experience players are immersed into a real-life adventure where they must find hidden clues, crack codes, solve challenging puzzles and escape.…

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News about Woodward HS

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On Friday, October 25th, MCPS superintendent Jack Smith released his Recommended FY 2021 Capital Budget and the FY 2021-2026 Capital Improvements Program. Included in his recommendations: re-opening of Woodward High School by 2025.

Learn more about the plans for the CHARLES W. WOODWARD HIGH SCHOOL REOPENING PROJECT by clicking here.…

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Go Nats!

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Yes, you’re right; this post has little to do with White Flint. But it’s the freaking World Series so I’m taking liberties today. For the two people in Montgomery County who are unaware, the Nats lead the World Series 2 – 0 in a best of 7 series. The next three games will be played at home on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.…

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Subdivision Staging Policy — a wonky name but an important policy

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is kicking off efforts for the next update to the Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP), which is scheduled to be reviewed and approved by the County Council by November 2020. The current SSP is the reason for the moratorium on new construction in the Walter Johnson cluster.…

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Planning Board Approves Design Guidelines for the Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Plans

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The Montgomery County Planning Board approved the design guidelines for the Rock Spring Master Plan and White Flint 2 Sector Plan on July 25, 2019.

The Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Sector Plan Design Guidelines aim to ensure that new building projects fit into the character of each area and provide stakeholders with a consistent starting point for reviewing proposed developments.…

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