**Post is updated to correct information about the Western Workaround, VOB property, and the phases of the Gables Project**
In lieu of Gables Residential bringing their White Flint site plan to the Planning Board in the near future, Ed Meder, from Gables Residential, presented their plan to the White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Committee this past week.…
Tuesday’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting had been much-anticipated as the question of the naming/branding/borders of the future urban district has heated up. So, it surprised some that the issue didn’t arise until the last few minutes of the gathering. Below are the meeting highlights:
Western Workaround: County Implementation Coordinator Dee Metz reported that construction of the western workaround will be broken into two phases. …
Something we’ve been demanding for White Flint is that we strike a balance when creating spaces for people to get around. This means that car shouldn’t be king – nor should any other group. We must find ways to encourage people to walk and bike, but also acknowledge that many will still drive (and need to park). …
Comments Off on Updates from White Flint Sector Implementation Advisory Committee
Since the Jewish holiday, Passover, falls on the next White Flint Sector Implementation Advisory Committee meeting date of Monday April 14th, there will be no Implementation Advisory Committee meeting this month.
N’kosi Yearwood, White Flint’s lead planner, sent along updates on projects and planning happening now around the White Flint District that you can find below:
Saul Centers White Flint is going to the Montgomery County Planning Board on April 17.
Comments Off on Draft Minutes of FoWF’s Feb. 24th Board Meeting
** The following are draft minutes of the meeting held on February 24, 2014, of the Board of Directors of Friends of White Flint. These minutes will remain in draft form until approved at the next Board meeting. In the meantime, please email suggested edits to Info@WhiteFlint.org **
**Updated on 3/17/14 at 4:46pm with edits**
Draft Minutes of the February 24, 2014 FoWF Board of Directors Meeting
2014 Board of Directors Meeting
February 24, 2014, 6:30pm
The Forum Condominium
The Friends of White Flint (FoWF) Board Meeting was called to order at 6:37pm at the Forum Condominium in North Bethesda.…
First, as reported in The Gazette, the White Flint fire station project is a “go.” The 5-bay station slated for Randolph Road, near the new Chapman Avenue Extended, will include about 200 units of affordable housing for seniors.…
Comments Off on Update from White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee February Meeting
The February 10th meeting began with the mention of no new development taking place throughout the White Flint sector currently. The Pike and Rose development is continuing nicely with their first Phase.
The next White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee meeting will take place on Monday, February 10, 2014, 7 p.m., at Wall Local Park/ Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center. The White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee is an overview committee appointed by the Planning Board in 2010. It’s comprised of property owners, resident groups and representatives from the county’s Executive Branch.…
**Updated at 9:50am with ways to be heard on the proposed budget.
Over the summer, we told you about the county’s Capital Improvement Programs budget. This budget covers all capital projects (think physical projects, like buildings and roads) and is created as a six-year plan every other year. This is a capital budget creation year. …
Comments Off on Timeline: White Flint’s new street grid
First in an occasional series looking at how the new White Flint will come together.
The White Flint Sector Plan calls for a new street grid, which will relieve congestion on Rockville Pike and provide more ways to walk, bike, or drive around White Flint. While many of the new streets will be built by private developers, like at Pike + Rose and North Bethesda Center, Montgomery County and the State of Maryland will be responsible for much of the heavy lifting.…