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Comments Off on What Happened at Last Night’s White Flint 2 Planning Meeting on Schools
Okay. The Planning Board just put up the presentations from last night’s meeting, so here is my long summary of what was discussed at last night’s White Flint 2/Rock Spring Planning Meeting on Schools. You can view the presentation here.
Here’s the calendar for the Sector Planning Process:
July 11, 2016 WF2 Community Meeting: Review Preliminary Draft Plan Recommendations
July 28, 2016 Preliminary Draft Plan Recommendations to Planning Board
September 2016 Staff Working Draft Plan to Planning Board
October 2016 Planning Board Public Hearing
October-December 2016 Planning Board Worksessions
January/February 2017 Transmit Plan to County Executive and County Council
Bruce Crispell from MCPS reported on the projected number of students that will be generated by White Flint 2 and Rock Spring.… Read More
Comments Off on What Happened at Last Night’s White Flint 2 Schools Meeting
Did you wake up this morning with the thought, “Hmm. I wonder what happened at the White Flint 2 Schools meeting last night. Oh, I know. I’ll check the Friends of White Flint blog. They always post terrific meeting summaries.” And now you’re on this page, wondering where the heck is the summary.… Read More
Comments Off on Don’t forget — Meeting Tonight on Schools and White Flint 2
Care about White Flint 2? Care about schools? Care about how these two important things intersect?
Then attend tonight’s (Monday, June 6) White Flint 2/Rock Spring Planning Sector Meeting on Schools,
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Luxmanor Elementary School.… Read More
Abt Associates recently signed a full-building lease for 6130 Executive Blvd., a 155,000-square-foot building the National Cancer Institute vacated in fall 2013. Abt Associates is a consulting practice focusing on climate change, education, agriculture, health, income, food secrity, and the environment. Abt Associates has had an office at 4550 Montgomery Ave.… Read More
Comments Off on Preliminary Ideas for White Flint 2 from the Planning Department
At the May 16th White Flint 2 Sector Plan Meeting, the planning department presented alternative scenarios for the White Flint 2 area and their potential impacts on traffic and schools. Please note that these are preliminary scenarios from the planning department, but they are important first drafts that you should take a look at, ponder, and comment on.… Read More
Comments Off on White Flint 2 Meeting May 16
The next White Flint 2 public meeting will take place on Monday, May 16, 7-9 p.m. at Luxmanor Elementary, 6201 Tilden Lane. They will discuss the following topics: initial plan area concept, land use scenarios, and initial transportation forecasting.… Read More
For those of you who had to miss last week’s Friends of White Flint community meeting or for those of you who want to take another look, here are the links to the slide show presentations from Federal Realty Pike & Rose Phase 2 (Jay Corbalis), Saul Centers West (Brian Downie), Gables (Eddie Meder), Conference Center Garage (Tina Benjamin), Western Workaround (Bruce Johnston), and White Flint 2 (Nkosi Yearwood.) Enjoy!… Read More
Last night’s meeting was a bit different than the other five White Flint 2 planning meetings. (Those meetings, to refresh your memory, began in the summer and featured MNCPPC folks talking about various components of White Flint 2, including current businesses and residences in the area, the high-vacancy office area along Executive Boulevard, schools, transportation, connections, parks, and open spaces.)
At this meeting, the community — property owners, civic associations, HOAs, and community groups — did the talking. … Read More
Comments Off on What we discussed at this week’s White Flint 2 planning meeting
The focus of this month’s White Flint 2 Sector Plan meeting was parks and open spaces. It featured a presentation by Rachel Newhouse from Montgomery Parks and a quick summary of the Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Program recommendations for Executive Boulevard.
You can see the full set of slides from ULI with their analysis and recommendations for Executive Boulevard here.… Read More
Comments Off on Executive Boulevard Can Be Saved, according to Urban Land Institute
Executive Boulevard, part of the White Flint 2 Sector, has an office vacancy rate of about 30%. It contains Class B and C office space that few companies find attractive. None of that is news.
But this is news, and good news, too. The Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Panel, or TAP, after a two-day review, determined that Executive Boulevard can be saved, using a combination of land use, connectivity, amenity and identity improvements.… Read More