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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BRT Open Houses — Learn More About Rapid Transit Along Route 355

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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.
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Thank and Honor the Fathers of the Pike District

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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.  

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Making a Place a Place You Love

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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.…

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Planning Board to Consider the White Flint Master Bike Plan This Afternoon

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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. 

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Western Workaround Testimony

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Below you’ll find the testimony from Friends of White Flint on the Western Workaround Mandatory Referral that’s going before the Planning board today.  Bottom line, FOWF strongly supports the Planning Staff’s recommendations to make the Western Workaround more pedestrian and bike-friendly and to ensure it fits the White Flint Sector Plan. 
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The news we’ve read lately about White Flint Mall

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We’re sure you’ve seen an article  or two about the decision in the Lord & Taylor/owners of White Flint Mall trial. We thought it might be helpful to list the articles here.

Community Sees White Flint Mall Case as Turning Point in Area’s Transformation.After Friday’s decision by a federal jury, people who live and work in the area are to see promised redevelopment begin.…

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