The next White Flint 2 planning meeting, in collaboration with the Rock Spring Master Plan, will take place on Monday, June 6, 2016 at Luxmanor Elementary School, 6201 Tilden Lane, 7-9 p.m. This meeting will focus on schools, including results from the Walter Johnson School Cluster roundtable discussions. Staff from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will attend this meeting.…Read More
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In an article on Governing, Wes Guskert, President and CEO of The Traffic Group, declared that rapid transit has most of the benefits of light rail at a fraction of the cost. He writes that ” BRT usually costs 20 percent of a light rail system but can capture 80-85 percent of those who would ride light rail.”
The article also notes that a rapid transit system has all of the amenities of modern rail, including Wi-Fi, level boarding and off-vehicle payment systems while retaining vital flexibility.…Read More
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) invites the public to attend two open houses to learn more about and provide input on plans to develop Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along Rockville Pike/Hungerford Drive/Frederick Avenue/Wisconsin Avenue (MD 355).
The first Open House is scheduled for Thursday, April 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Join us at Paladar, March 3 at 6:30 pm to honor the fathers of the Pike District, Barnaby Zall and Evan Goldman. We’ll serve light appetizers and a drink, but more importantly, we’ll take a moment to thank Barnaby and Evan for founding Friends of White Flint. The cost is just $25 per person for a memorable evening.… Read More
We often write about transit (incessantly, a less-evolved person may say), but do you actually know where Ride-On and Metro bus can take us? Like most of you, I (Amy Ginsburg, FOWF Executive Director) could easily list the red line stops in order from Shady Grove to Union Station, but bus stops? …Read More
You may have heard of a concept called “placemaking.” While it sounds like a trendy, made-up word, it’s actually the definitive foundation of the White Flint Sector Plan. No doubt you’re eager to learn more, so here’s a quick Friends of White Flint primer on placemaking.
According to Wikipedia, placemaking is a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces.…Read More
Today at 1:00 pm the Montgomery Planning Board will consider the White Flint Master Bike Plan. There will be a work session on the White Flint Separated Bike Lanes Draft Plan Today the Planning Board will receive stakeholder input and provide feedback on the Draft White Flint Separated Bike Lane Network. …Read More