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


Pictures from a Very Fun Bike to Work Day

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The 2017 Bike to Work Day North Bethesda Pit Stop was moved to Pike and Rose this year, and there were a record number of registered cyclists. We were excited to be there, and even more excited by all the cyclists who signed our #PikePeds Pedestrian Safety Petition!

Enjoy these photos from a very fun Bike to Work Day.…

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Pallas and Persei Residents Hold a SRO Meeting to Learn about White Flint Development

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Last night, more than eighty residents of Pallas and Persei at Pike and Rose held a community meeting to learn about all the development that’s planned for the White Flint/Pike District area.  FoWF executive director Amy Ginsburg made a short presentation then answered dozens of questions about what’s going to be built in our community.…

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Ride On to Hold Public Forum On Proposed New Service Along Route 355

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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.…

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What the WFDAC discussed at its meeting Tuesday

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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.…

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County Council Votes ‘Yes’ on Route 29 BRT

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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.

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Two Fun-Filled Event Series in the Pike District

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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.  

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Two, yes two, White Flint 2 work session summaries

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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.  …

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Grosvenor-Strathmore Minor Master Plan Amendment Preliminary Plan

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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.…

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