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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And the Pike District logo is ….

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The Downtown Advisory Committee voted yesterday to make this very attractive logo the new logo for the Pike District. Although the color scheme is still being determined, the Committee was quite pleased with this first step in the branding the Pike District.

Other news from yesterday’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee:

  • The Downtown Advisory Committee will have a booth at the BCC Chamber’s “The Big Event“, asking attendees to select the services they’d like to be part of a Business Improvement District in the White Flint area.
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Welcome to new member The Bozzuto Group

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Friends of White Flint welcomes its newest member, The Bozzuto Group!

Bozzuto Management Company proudly serves several communities in the White Flint neighborhood such as North Bethesda Market, Timberlawn CrescentStrathmore Court at White Flint, and The Monterey.

Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, and celebrating its 27th year in business, The Bozzuto Group is a diversified residential real estate company that provides a broad range of real estate services throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.…

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What happens when you turn parking spaces into bike lanes?

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Some retailers fear the loss of street parking, but recent studies show that fear is misplaced.

For example, a study, from UC-Davis scholars Natalie Popovich and Susan Handy, analyzed nearly 1,900 shopping trips to downtown Davis made after the opening of a new Target store. Cyclists not only took slightly more trips than drivers did, but spent more per trip—leading to a monthly total spending of roughly $250 for cyclists to $180 for drivers.…

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Unfortunate news

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Yes, we’re sad to report there are white flakes and cold rain drifting down from grey skies on the first day of spring, but we’re even sadder to report that on Monday night the Rockville Mayor and Council voted 3-2 in favor of widening Rockville Pike to 252 feet.  They took this action even though there was very strong opposition by the community.…

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People in the Pike District make how much?

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ICYMI, here’s the link to yesterday’s e-newsletter which was chock full of good news about White Flint Mall, AMP by Strathmore, and the BRT Committees. See it here.

And in case you’re curious, here’s some info about the average median household income in the area around the metro stations in the Pike District.  …

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Bus vs Train

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A common belief is that sophisticated Montgomery County residents won’t take a bus. Sure, they’ll take metro downtown, but Bus Rapid Transit? Many think it’ll never happen.

According to this article on City Lab, the reality is different than the prevailing assumptions. One study showed that quality of service matters most, not the type of transport.…

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