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


Virginia Aims at Dead-End Roads

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An article in today’s Washington Post talks about Virginia’s road code changes intended to end cul-de-sacs in neighborhoods.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/03/21/AR2009032102248.html?sub=AR

The same concepts are used in the White Flint Sector Plan traffic planning process: a robust network of roads, permitting the use of alternate routes instead of widening thoroughfares, slowing traffic, increasing walkability.…

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New Worksession Scheduled for 3/30 at 7PM

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The Montgomery County Planning Board does much of its work on the White Flint Sector Plan during worksessions, which feature presentations on particular topics and discussions with the White Flint Steering Committee (see numerous posts below). The Planning Board is currently working through voluminous presentations by property owners and developers of the projects they envision in the new White Flint (again, see below for numerous posts).…

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New Steering Committee Meeting Scheduled for 4/14

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N’kosi Yearwood, planner for the White Flint Sector Plan, has just announced the next meeting of the White Flint Steering Committee:

“The next White Flint Steering Committee meeting is scheduled for April 14 at 7 p.m. at 8787 Georgia Avenue. The topics are the CR zone . . . and the draft design guidelines.…

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Washington Post Article on White Flint Planning

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Today’s Washington Post had an article on the front page of the Metro Section (Page B1) on the Property Owners’ Collaborative and the Planning Board’s deliberations about density. The article quotes Friends of White Flint Secretary (and Luxmanor community resident) Ken Hurdle, among others.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/03/18/AR2009031803521.html

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Property Owners’ Presentations (continued)

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Live blogging from March 19, 2009, meeting of the Montgomery County Planning Board. Topic is presentations of property owners and developers on the projects they project building in the new White Flint. Meeting is running substantially behind agenda schedule, and there’s no telling how long this portion of the meeting will be extended.…

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Property Owners’/Developers’ Presentations (continued)

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Live blogging from the March 19, 2009 meeting of the Montgomery County Planning Board. The Planning Board conducts much of its work on the White Flint Sector Plan in “worksessions” on particular topics. Today’s topic is the continuation of presentations by property owners and developers on the projects they would prepare in the new White Flint.…

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Property Owners’/Developers’ Presentations to the Planning Board (continued)

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Live blogging from the March 19 meeting of the Montgomery County Planning Board. Live streaming video is available from the Planning Board’s site: www.montgomeryplanning.org. Today’s topic includes more presentations by property owners on their plans for the new White Flint.

Bob Eisinger: Nicholson Lane Sector is among the oldest, has no storm water runoff control structures, and needs to be redeveloped.…

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Property owners’/Developers’ presentations to Board.

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Live blogging from Montgomery County Planning Board meeting on March 19, 2009.

Presentations by property owners and developers about their proposals for developing in the new White Flint. Continuation of March 5 hearing, because not all proposals were able to be presented in the available time.

Perry Berman and Jack Fitzgerald for Fitzgerald properties on Nicholson Lane and Rockville Pike.…

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HOC Presentation to Planning Board.

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Montgomery Housing Commission presents to the Planning Board, emphasizing its Strathmore Court affordable housing property.

Requests TMX (Transit station MiXed) zoning. Chairman Hanson points out that there may be another new zoning pattern, but it will have many of the same characteristics as TMX. Then asks for extra FAR (density allowance).…

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Planning Board Meeting March 19, 2009

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Live blogging from the March 19, 2009 meeting of the Montgomery County Planning Board. Worksession #4. The Planning Board does much of its work on the White Flint Sector Plan in worksessions, which typically include presentations on a particular topic and discussions with the White Flint Steering Committee. Today’s topics are: a continuation of the presentations of property development proposals by developers, and siting of a future MARC commuter railroad station.…

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