Comments Off on White Flint 2 Public Hearing April 3
On Tuesday, April 3, 2018 the County Council will host two public hearings related to the implementation of the White Flint 2 Sector Plan: 1) the expansion of the White Flint Special Tax District, and 2) the Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP) amendment.
The expansion adds the Willco, Guardian, and some of the Wilgus properties to the White Flint Special taxing District. … Read More
Comments Off on Attend the Ribbon Cutting for White Flint BikeShare
Montgomery County will hold a ribbon-cutting event next week to celebrate several new BikeShare stations in the Pike District. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 4th at 11:00 a.m. at the new BikeShare station located at White Flint Metro. (Specifically, they will be on the east side of 355, just north of Marinelli Road.)
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Comments Off on Curious about BRT on Route 355?
Well, lucky for you, MCDOT has a whole website full of information all about Bus Rapid Transit on Route 355 just waiting for your eyeballs.
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Comments Off on RSVP to our Important District 1 Candidate Forum, April 12, 7pm, Bethesda North Conference Center
Learn what the candidates think about issues important to the White Flint area so that you can be an educated voter in this critical election. Please RSVP to attend our District 1 Candidate Forum. This important forum will be held Thursday, April 12, 7 pm, at the Bethesda North Conference Center. … Read More
Comments Off on North Bethesda Property Owner Plans “Heroic” Office Tower, Active Adult Housing Near Pike & Rose
From Bethesda Beat
An initial proposal submitted earlier this month to the Montgomery County Planning Department by Guardian Realty LLC indicates the three new buildings would be arranged around an existing office building at 6000 Executive Blvd. The company owns the roughly 7-acre property and has its corporate offices in the seven-story building that currently stands on the site, just southwest of Pike & Rose.… Read More
Comments Off on Metro gets third and final ‘yes’ as Maryland commits to its full share of dedicated funding
From The Washington Post
Maryland will give Metro its full share of $167 million a year in new, permanent funding, the governor and leaders of both legislative chambers said Thursday, putting the transit system on track to win a historic regional deal to support it.
Virginia and the District have committed to provide their share for a total of $500 million a year in the dedicated funding that Metro says it needs for capital investments to ensure safety and reliability.… Read More
Comments Off on Council Votes Yes to Ike Leggett’s Compromise on Montrose Parkway East Funding
On Tuesday the Montgomery County Council unanimously agreed to a compromise proposed by County Executive Ike Leggett that delays the start of construction of Montrose Parkway East for one year.
In a memo, Ike Leggett said that the one-year delay from Leggett’s initial proposed construction schedule will allow Montrose Parkway to be redesigned to incorporate better pedestrian and bicycle facilities and connections.… Read More
Comments Off on Volunteers Needed for April 12 Candidates Forum
We need your help to make our April 12 District One Candidates Forum a huge success. Will you volunteer?
We need note takers to jot down the pithy and not-so pithy points made by the candidates. We also need someone to videotape the forum and do a Facebook live video. … Read More
Comments Off on Congrats on your official opening, Canopy by Hilton and 930 Rose!
The modern and hip 177-room Canopy by Hilton opened last week. Also, folks began to move into their gorgeous new condos at 930 Rose last week.
Canopy by Hilton and 930 Rose at Pike and Rose
A condo at 930 Rose
The just right room at Canopy By Hilton
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Comments Off on What you missed at this week’s WFDAC Meeting
The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee met this week, and here’s what happened.
Corey Pitts, BRT Project Manager for Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation, gave a presentation on Bus Rapid Transit on Route 355. (We’ll post his presentation as soon as we receive it.)
The executive committee met with County Executive Ike Leggett and said it was a positive meeting.… Read More