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I’m Amy Ginsburg, Executive Director of Friends of White Flint, a nonprofit group that represents the residents, businesses, and property owners of the White Flint/Pike District area.
Overall, we are quite pleased with the Planning Board approved plan for White Flint 2. We are delighted they decided to include many of our suggestions, including a pedestrian-bike crossing over the CSX tracks and equity between the White Flint 1 sector and the western part of White Flint 2.… Read More
Curious about who spoke last night at the White Flint 2 County Council hearing? Here’s the list.
1. Stephen Paczkowski, Town of Garrett Park Read More
2. Linda Moran, City of Rockville
3. Andy Zuckerman, Montgomery County Public Schools
4. Jennifer Russell, GPT Properties Trust
5. Steve Robins, Pickford Enterprises
6. Elizabeth King, Individual
The Planning Board has released the approved draft of the White Flint 2 Sector Plan The next stage of review takes place at the County Council. The Council’s Public Hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19.at 7:30 pm.
This plan incorporates most of the changes Friends of White Flint advocated, such as a pedestrian and bike crossing over the CSX tracks and identical NADMS goals for White Flint 1 and the Executive Boulevard area of the White Flint 2 sector.… Read More
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Blow the horns and ring the bells. The Planning Board yesterday unanimously passed the White Flint 2 Sector Plan.! Next up, the County Council reviews, discusses, and receives public input on the plan.
While the final draft of the plan is not yet available since the last few changes were discussed at the Planning Board late yesterday afternoon, by and large, Friends of White Flint believes the final plan is a good one. … Read More
We’re so close to the finish line, folks. There’s probably only one more White Flint 2 work session which will be held on July 13th and will feature the complete mark up of the original draft White Flint 2 plan.
At last week’s work session, Nkosi Yearwood presented some of the mark up, summarizing the changes the board had approved during this six month process.… Read More
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The June 8th White Flint 2 work session was a short meeting (relatively speaking) but a productive one. Nkosi Yearwood was unable to complete his presentation, so look for a part-two for this work session in the near future.
First, Chair Casey Anderson invited various developers, lawyers, and community members to speak.… Read More
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- Walkable Wednesday, a tour of the Pike District that discusses what makes it easier and more difficult to walk safely and conveniently. June 7, 7:30 pm. Meet at the White Flint metro station.
- White Flint 2 Work Session on staging, schools, and zoning. Thursday, June 8 in the late morning.
During a 3 1/2 hour work session (yes, you read that correctly– it was a long but productive session), the planning staff and board as well as property owners and community members discussed the following Executive Boulevard, Parklawn South, and Montrose North District issues:
Everyone was in agreement that the idea of building residences on top of light industrial was a novel one that should be pursued and executed. … Read More
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The next White Flint 2 Planning Board work session will take place this Thursday, May 18, at approximately 11:30 a.m. This session will focus on land use and zoning.
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April 27th Work Session
The Planning Staff made a presentation to the Planning Board on Transportation and Staging. You can read the Planning Staff memo here. Below are a few of our favorite slides, and you can see the entire slide deck here.
There was considerable discussion about the proper place for the circulator/shuttle in the staging plan. … Read More