Comments Off on Want better streets in White Flint? Tell the governor, says MCDOT
White Flint’s future as an urban place depends on a street network that welcomes people on foot and bike, not just in cars, and roads that are pleasant to spend time in, not just move through. But Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation may not make getting there easy.
On Monday, MCDOT representatives gave a presentation to the White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee about the Western Workaround, a network of new streets on the west side of Rockville Pike.… Read More
Comments Off on New Sketch Plan, Road Designs to be Unveiled June 10th
The White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee will have its monthly meeting next Monday, June 10th, at 7pm in Wall Park/Shriver Aquatic Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. The agenda is packed with work and it’s poised to be an eventful evening.
First, Foulger-Pratt and ProMark will present their proposed sketch plan for a piece of property on the southwest quadrant of Nebel Street and Marinelli Road. … Read More
We’ve written about how installing bicycle lanes can bring more customers to businesses and why dedicated lanes for Bus Rapid Transit make sense. For even more statistics on why streets should be more inclusive of pedestrians, cyclists and transit riders, check out the study Measuring the Street: New Metrics for 21st Century Streets from the NYC Department of Transportation.… Read More
Comments Off on Notes from the White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee
The White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee, a body established by the Planning Board, met on Monday, May 13th. Below are notes of the most salient points of discussion:
** Rose Krasnow, interim director of the Planning Department, made a rare appearance at the meeting. Also present was Ramona Bell-Pearson from the County Executive’s office and representatives from the county Department of Transportation. … Read More