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: Rapid Transit

We’re not the only ones hoping for BRT

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Rapid transit, or BRT, or whatever term is fashionable this week, will transform Rockville Pike and the Pike District. And we’re not the only ones who want the many benefits of rapid transit.  Queens wants it. Philadelphia is giving it a whirl. Seattle loves it. Sure, it’s difficult to picture the Pike as a grand, beautiful boulevard with sleek train-like buses zooming down the middle, but heck, most change is hard to imagine.…

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This Friday: Deadline to Help Shape Rapid Transit

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From our friends at Communities for Transit (click here to see their full page on this important subject):

NOMINATE YOURSELF: Serve on a Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Advisory Committee

Do you think Montgomery County needs better public transit? Do you want to help County planners design a bus rapid transit system that is cost effective, reduces trip times for riders, and makes it safer to get to stops?

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Nominate Yourself to Help Create Rapid Transit!

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From our friends at Communities for Transit (click here to see their full page on this important subject):

NOMINATE YOURSELF: Serve on a Bus Rapid Transit Corridor Advisory Committee

Do you think Montgomery County needs better public transit? Do you want to help County planners design a bus rapid transit system that is cost effective, reduces trip times for riders, and makes it safer to get to stops?

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New Date for Rapid Transit Press Event

Posted on by Lindsay Hoffman

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On Wednesday, we told you about Communities for Transit’s upcoming Rapid Transit Press Event.  Originally scheduled for next Tuesday, they’ve had to change the date.  Please see the new details below:

CHANGE OF DATE: Press Event Now Mon. 8/11

Due to a change in County Executive Ike Leggett’s schedule, CFT’s Rapid Transit Press Event has been rescheduled to Monday, August 11 at 10:30am.

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Check out a Real Rapid Transit Vehicle!

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From Our Friends at Communities for Transit:

 

Come Visit Us at the Montgomery Agricultural Fair!

We’d love to show you a real Rapid Transit vehicle.  We’re delighted to announce that we’re bringing a new Bus Rapid Transit vehicle to this year’s Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! Along with the vehicle, we will be bringing large, interactive displays and raffles, and we’ll be located right next to the main ticket booth, where thousands of residents will pass through!

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Rapid Transit Booth at Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

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As Bethesda Now mentioned, last week David Hauck, Executive Director of Communities for Transit, told our happy hour attendees that Communities for Transit will have a booth at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair starting on Friday, August 8th. On August 12th, Isiah Leggett will attend the fair to discuss the Bus Rapid Transit program for the county in a press conference.…

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