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: traffic

3 traffic myths that just won’t die

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

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Thanks to Smart Cities Council, I can share three traffic myths that just won’t go away, not matter how many times folks read the facts.

1. You can help the problem by building more roads
Just building more roads or running more buses are not traffic solutions by themselves. It’s about supply and demand.…

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Why Not Build More Roads?

Posted on by Lindsay Hoffman

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The traffic on Rockville Pike is only getting worse.  Just yesterday, BethesdaNow.com reported that our county’s second most congested intersection is where the Pike crosses Nicholson Lane (click here for that piece).

The White Flint Sector Plan includes a multi-pronged approach to improving our traffic, including building an actual street grid to diffuse it and beefing up transit options like Bus Rapid Transit.  

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Should Road Safety Be A Community Health Issue?

Posted on by Rebecca Hertz

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In recent years, many health professionals and community planners started focusing their attention on the connections between the built environment and health, especially the issue of obesity.

Robert Steuteville, a writer for Better Cities & Towns’ blog, recently discussed a report focused on health and urbanism completed by Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT).…

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