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: Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign

A Success for Walkability and #PikePeds

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Thank you Montgomery County Department of Transportation for paving this dirt trail by Pike and Rose!  Our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign is getting results because advocacy works…and because the White Flint area truly wants walking in our community to be safe and convenient.

Jay Corablis, Friends of White Flint board member, stands by our #PikePeds sign next to the dirt path that’s getting paved.…

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Tomorrow is your chance to join the fun at the second Walkable Wednesday

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Fifty people attended our first Walkable Wednesday, and we hope you will be part of our second informative and entertaining Walkable Wednesday on July 12 at noon. Join Friends of White Flint and the Coalition for Smarter Growth to learn what makes a community walkable and what we can do to make sure the White Flint area is as walkable as possible as quickly as possible.
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Wouldn’t these artsy crosswalks be perfect for the Pike District?

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How can we make it safer for pedestrians, brand the Pike District, and beautify our neighborhood with  inexpensive paint, some creativity, and a bit of flexibility from MCDOT and SHA? With eye-catching crosswalks like these. It’s easy, it’s cheap, and it’s wonderful. I  can’t imagine any reason why we wouldn’t we do this.…

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Survey Says:  More than 70% in the Pike District Would Walk More If It Were Safer

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In a survey of 100 area residents conducted in November by the Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign, an overwhelming majority of respondents said they would walk more in the Pike District, if only it were safer

Other revealing findings from the survey include:

70% say driver inattention to pedestrians is the most dangerous obstacle.…

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Reminder: Tonight’s Pedestrian Safety Campaign Meeting is CANCELLED

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Just to make sure no one missed this announcement, here’s a reminder that due to the rescheduled Route 355 BRT meeting, we have had to cancel tonight’s Pedestrian Safety Campaign meeting.

But wait a minute, you say? You wanted to provide input on how to make the Pike District/White Flint area more walkable?

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Next Stage of our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign — Volunteers Needed

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As you know, we kicked off our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign last week. It’s getting some traction with coverage in Bethesda Beat and a blog post on Greater Greater Washington. There’s been a few posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and my 22-year-old son even told me  our signs are being shared on Snapchat.…

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Exciting Pedestrian Safety Campaign Launched!

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Last night, volunteers from Coalition for Smarter Growth and Friends of White Flint (along with your intrepid FoWF executive director) launched the exciting Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign by hanging dozens of signs with safety tips and ways to get involved all around the Pike District.

Walkable may be one of the most over-used adjectives in the new urbanism realm, but that does not diminish its significance.  …

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