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


Tag Archives: BRT

Rockville Rapid Transit Open House

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Come learn more about the Rapid Transit system proposed for Montgomery County and, specifically, to run along the MD-355 corridor!RockvilleInvite

When: Wednesday June 25, 2014 from 6:30pm- 8:00 pm

Where: Rockville Public Library; 21 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850

What: Communities for Transit and Coalition for Smarter Growth are sponsoring a open house on the rapid transit system coming to Montgomery County.…

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The Need for Affordable Living

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Often when people are looking for affordability, they look at mortgage or rent payments but perhaps housing costs are not the only aspect we need to focus on when trying to lower the costs of living.

Dan Zack, for Better Cities and Towns, discusses the “need to make affordable options available in other aspects of people’s lives, which can offset high rent.” This idea is something to consider when new developments are coming to our area, like in the White Flint district.…

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Rapid Transit Presentation in Bethesda On April 30th

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Communities for Transit, the Coalition for Smarter Growth, and Bethesda Green are sponsoring a public meeting on the Bus Rapid Transit system planned for Montgomery County on Wednesday, April 30th. The meeting will include a presentation and time for questions from the public. The event is free and open to the public and will take place at Bethesda Green, 4825 Cordell Avenue, #200 from 7:00-8:30 pm.…

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Draft Minutes of FoWF’s Feb. 24th Board Meeting

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** The following are draft minutes of the meeting held on February 24, 2014, of the Board of Directors of Friends of White Flint.  These minutes will remain in draft form until approved at the next Board meeting.  In the meantime, please email suggested edits to Info@WhiteFlint.org **

**Updated on 3/17/14 at 4:46pm with edits**

 

Draft Minutes of the February 24, 2014 FoWF Board of Directors Meeting

Minutes

2014 Board of Directors Meeting

February 24, 2014, 6:30pm

The Forum Condominium

 

The Friends of White Flint (FoWF) Board Meeting was called to order at 6:37pm at the Forum Condominium in North Bethesda.

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Many Montgomery County Residents Support the Bus Rapid Transit Plan

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A recent article from Aaron Kaut of Bethesda Now highlighted t a poll commissioned by The Coalition for Smarter Growth and Communities for Transit and completed by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research to see how Montgomery County residents support the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan. In November, the BRT proposal was passed by the Montgomery County Council “to study and design 10 BRT corridors throughout the county.”

The organizations polled 400 Montgomery County residents and found that “71 percent of likely Montgomery County voters support a BRT system, while 22 percent oppose it.”

The poll took place from January 22-23rd, 2014.…

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