Friends of White Flint

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White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

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A Letter from Councilmember Berliner on the western workaround

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Councilmember Roger Berliner wrote the following letter to Montgomery County Department of Transportation Director Arthur Holmes regarding the 35% design for White Flint’s streets. You can read the text below, or view the PDF here: Councilmember Berliner WF Letter to Director Holmes 6-18-13.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL
ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND
OFFICE OF COUNCILMEMBER ROGER BERLINER

CHAIR, TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE, ENERGY, & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

June 18, 2013

Dear Director Holmes,

Thank you and other members of the Administration for agreeing to host a meeting with developers,
your staff, and state transportation officials to discuss the western workaround road network for the
White Flint Sector Plan.…

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White Flint biennial report transmitted to Council and County Executive

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Last Thursday, June 13, the Planning Board approved transmittal of the White Flint Biennial Report to the Council and County Executive. This report is required as part of the monitoring requirements of the sector plan to evaluate which goals are being met and which are harder to achieve, as well as what improvements should be incorporated into the county’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) budget.…

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Want better streets in White Flint? Tell the governor, says MCDOT

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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.…

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New Sketch Plan, Road Designs to be Unveiled June 10th

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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.  …

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Notes from the White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee

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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.  

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Wall Park to become more “flexible,” get Gables apartment building next door

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Today, Wall Park at Nicholson Lane and Executive Boulevard is home to a playground, a basketball court and the Shriver Aquatic Center. In the future, it could not only become White Flint’s main outdoor hangout, but a place to live as well.

Representatives from Montgomery Parks and developer Gables Residential presented their plans for a revitalized Wall Park and an adjacent apartment complex at the White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee’s monthly meeting last Monday.…

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