The public will have a chance to comment on a new limited stop service along Maryland State Route 355 called Ride On extRa. This service will operate from Lakeforest Transit Center to Medical Center Station with 12 limited stops along the route. The other stops include: Summit Ave., Westland Dr., Shady Grove Metro, Montgomery College, Rockville Metro, Edmonston Dr., Halpine Rd., Marinelli Rd., Security Ln., and Tuckerman Ln.…Read More
Here’s what the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee talked about it at is monthly meeting held this week.
The committee first took a behind-the-scenes tour of Pike and Rose Phase 2.
The consulting firm chosen to help develop and guide the committee’s BID report to the council and executive said they were starting to interview stakeholders.…Read More
Bike to Work Day 2017 will take place on Friday, May 19th, 2017!
When registering, you must select a pit stop to be eligible to pick up your free t-shirt. Free t-shirts will be available for the first 16,000 registrants at the pit stop they register for at Bike to Work Registration.…Read More
As reported on WTOP, a County Council committee has approved $7.5 million in design funding for the Route 29 BRT as well as funding to continue work on the Route 355 BRT. The Route 29 BRT should begin operations in 2020.
The current plan, which is set to put 14 buses on the road in Montgomery County by late 2019, would see the express buses run on the shoulders of Route 29 between the Burtonsville Park and Ride and Industrial Drive and in regular traffic between and downtown Silver Spring.…
Come join the party on Friday and Saturday evenings (5 PM – 8 PM) from Memorial Day through Labor Day at North Bethesda Market for North Bethesda Market’s Live After Five concert series! Bring your friends and family or get to know your neighbors as you enjoy live music and a relaxing atmosphere on our outdoor plaza. …Read More
April 27th Work Session
The Planning Staff made a presentation to the Planning Board on Transportation and Staging. You can read the Planning Staff memo here. Below are a few of our favorite slides, and you can see the entire slide deck here.
There was considerable discussion about the proper place for the circulator/shuttle in the staging plan. …Read More
The Planning Staff will present to the Planning Board on Thursday their preliminary recommendations for the Grosvenor-Strathmore Minor Master Plan Amendment. You can see all the slides by clicking here and you can see a few select slides below.
The staff is recommending a density of 1,145 dwelling units and a Floor Area Ratio [FAR] of 2.5.…Read More
Federal Realty is very excited about the opening of Phase 2 at Pike & Rose which began with the opening of REI on April 25th!
Federal Realty would like to extend a special invitation FoWF blog readers to join Federal Realty on a hard-hat tour for a behind the scenes look at Phase 2, including detailed discussions about what’s happening in each of the six active buildings.…Read More
We wanted you to see the joint statement below that we signed last week along with other groups concerned about Metro.
Washington, DC — Today the regional Council of Governments (COG) accepted a report documenting Metro’s operating, maintenance, and capital needs and funding gap over the next decade, the economic value of Metro, suggested metrics and benchmarks, and an assessment of options for a dedicated source of revenues to fill the funding gaps.