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: White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee

Important Upcoming Events

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  1. 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.
  2. White Flint 2 Work Session on staging, schools, and zoning. Thursday, June 8 in the late morning.
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What the WFDAC discussed at its meeting Tuesday

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Here’s what the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee talked about it at is monthly meeting held this week.

The committee first took a behind-the-scenes tour of Pike and Rose Phase 2.

The consulting firm chosen to help develop and guide the committee’s BID report to the council and executive said they were starting to interview stakeholders.…

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What you missed at yesterday’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting

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Here’s a summary of what was discussed at Tuesday’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting.

Ken Hartman thanked Bethesda North Marriott for refurbishing the northwest corner of Rockville Pike and Marinelli Road, adding mulch and walking paths. He also noted that the county is devoting considerable resources and has made noticeable progress making the Pike District more walkable and bikeable.…

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What You Missed at This Week’s White Implementation and Downtown Advisory Committee Meetings

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14 hours, two meetings. Yes, FoWF Executive Director Amy Ginsburg attended both Monday night’s White Flint Implementation Meeting and Tuesday morning’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting so she could let you know what happened at each.

First, the White Flint Implementation Meeting.

Nkosi Yearwood of the Montgomery Planning Department reported:

East Village North Bethesda Gateway project was approved by the Planning Board this past Thursday.…

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Upcoming Meetings and Events in the World of White Flint

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MEETINGS

The White Flint Implementation Committee will meet on Monday, September 12, 7 p.m., at Shriver Aquatic Center. Their agenda will include a presentation from Gables Residential and a staging discussion for White Flint 2

The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 13, 8 a.m., at the Bethesda North Conference Center

Friends of White Flint will hold a Community Meeting on Monday, September 19, 6:30 p.m., at the Bethesda North Conference Center.…

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What Happened at Today’s WF Downtown Advisory Committee

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Onto the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting.

Tom Murphy, the new chairman, led the meeting and recognized the many contributions of the previous chair, Brian Downie.

Ken Hartman reported that Rupert Landscaping is refreshing the plants on the medians along Rockville Pike. He is working with DOT to figure out how to hang Pike District banners along Route 355.…

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Last Week’s Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting

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Here is a quick summary of what the members of the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee discussed at their meeting last Tuesday.
Ken Hartman
  • The county is updating the restaurant and development maps on www.pikedistrict.org.
  • 138 bags of refuse was picked up two weeks ago as well as median signs. (On average the county’s crew picks up 120 to 168 bags of trash each week.)
  • The county is replanting in the median by Nicholson to replace plants lost over the winter.
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Here’s what was discussed at yesterday’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee

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The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee‘s task is to advise County departments on public services in the White Flint sector plan area and coordinate community activities that promote and brand the Pike District. Here’s what they discussed at their monthly meeting.

Ken Hartman said his office is compiling a calendar of summer events in the White Flint area.…

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What the Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting Discussed Last Week

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The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee met last week for their monthly meeting, and here’s what they discussed.

Ken Hartman, Director of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Center, reported that crews have been working on cleaning up the medians and other areas in the Pike District.  He also reported that the Western Montgomery Citizens Advisory Board met at the Shriver Aquatic Center last month.…

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All the news from yesterday’s Downtown Advisory Committee

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Chair Brain Downie introduced Carolyn Chen, the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee’s new manager.
Dee Metz gave an update on what the County Executive’s office is working on.
  • They are proceeding with the CIP process, and so far, there are no cuts to the White Flint projects in the CIP.
  • They are proceeding with the western workaround with construction due to start this summer.
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