Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

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White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Tag Archives: Planning Board

White Flint 2 Worksession Tomorrow, March 23

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At tomorrow’s White Flint 2 Worksession, planning staff will discuss financing possibilities that could support the infrastructure needs for the White Flint 2 Sector Plan area. The White Flint 1 Special Taxing District will also be discussed. Executive Branch representatives will attend this worksession to discuss their perspective regarding financing alternatives for the Plan area.…

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What happened at last week’s genuinely interesting White Flint 2 Work Session

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The Planning Board discussed the Parklawn District and Randolph Hills part of White Flint 2 on March 9th.  And the Planning Board had quite a bit to say about the staff’s draft plan. (View the staff presentation.) Read on for some wonderful news about the CSX pedestrian crossing and other favorable news.…

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Gables Presents Minor Changes to the Planning Board

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Last September, Gables presented to the White Flint Implementation Committee a series of  minor changes they were making to their design since some things didn’t translate well from conception to design. Yesterday, the Planning Board reviewed those changes. You can read the staff report at  Gables White Flint Limited Site Plan Amendment No.

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County Planners Debate Project Staging in Drafted Plan for White Flint

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From Bethesda Magazine:

Development that includes nearly 6,000 homes could halt without progress on school, transportation projects

The White Flint 2 region.

Montgomery County planning officials on Thursday debated whether it’s fair to freeze development in the White Flint area if public projects stall.

Under the drafted White Flint 2 Sector Plan, growth would proceed in three phases, but moving through them would require progress on school and transportation improvements.…

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Will it be the tallest building in MoCo?

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In case you missed this in yesterday’s weekly e-newsletter (and if you don’t want to miss our weekly informative e-blast, you can sign up at www.whiteflint.org) here’s the skinny on Saul Centers West.

Yippee and yahoo!! Saul Centers West will take the final step of the Planning Board approval process at the Planning Board’s June 2 meeting.…

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Planning Board to Consider the White Flint Master Bike Plan This Afternoon

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Today at 1:00 pm the Montgomery Planning Board will consider the White Flint Master Bike Plan. There will be a work session on the White Flint Separated Bike Lanes Draft Plan  Today the Planning Board will receive stakeholder input and provide feedback on the Draft White Flint Separated Bike Lane Network. 

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Western Workaround Testimony

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Below you’ll find the testimony from Friends of White Flint on the Western Workaround Mandatory Referral that’s going before the Planning board today.  Bottom line, FOWF strongly supports the Planning Staff’s recommendations to make the Western Workaround more pedestrian and bike-friendly and to ensure it fits the White Flint Sector Plan. 
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White Flint 2 Scope of Work

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The White Flint 2 Scope of Work is going to the Planning Board on September 3. Here is a link to the agenda.

More importantly, here is the document that discusses the Scope of Work.  Don’t have time to read all 16 pages?  We’re happy to provide this summary:

The WF2 Sector Plan will amend the 1992 North Bethesda/Garrett Park Sector Plan and the 2010 White Flint Sector Plan. …

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