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


MCDOT seeking input on “project design, procurement, and financing” for BRT

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The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has released a Request for Information (RFI) to gather knowledge in best practices, emerging technologies and innovative opportunities for implementing a cost-effective Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service along MD 355 from Bethesda to Clarksburg.

FLASH, the BRT system in development in Montgomery County, will greatly increase high-quality transit service to the County’s most densely developed corridors and areas of planned growth.…

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What you missed at the Implementation Committee meeting when you were watching the first 3 innings of the Nats game.

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Nkosi Yearwood of the Planning Department discussed the Biennial Monitoring Report. Committee members suggested that they ought to have a more thorough discussion for future reports so committee viewpoints can more easily be included.

The re-opening of Woodward High School was discussed. Abbe Millstein of Luxmanor mentioned that there is quite a lot of discussion at MCPS about Woodward.…

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TONIGHT! Implementation Committee Meeting October 14

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Game 3 of the Nats historic pennant race doesn’t begin until 7:38, so pop on over beforehand to the the White Flint Implementation Committee which will meet on Monday, October 14, 7 p.m. at Wall Local Park-Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center.

Below is the draft agenda for the meeting.

AGENDA

White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee

Wall Local Park-Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center

Monday, October 14, 2019 7 p.m.…

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Pedestrian master plan community meeting and #WalkingHere

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The Montgomery County Planning Department will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, October 16, 7-9 pm, to kick off the development of the county’s first Pedestrian Master Plan, an effort to make walking in Montgomery County safer, more comfortable, convenient and direct. 
The meeting will be at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, 2nd floor, Bethesda. …

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Curious about the Pike District Branding and Placemaking Campaign? Here’s an update.

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Kris Warner of Maier Warner provided the following update on their Pike District branding and placemaking work.

  1. Website – the new site is in production and we anticipate an early November launch.
  2. Social Media – Since the month of April, Pike District Facebook has increased to 823 followers and reaching nearly 4,000 people each month.
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See you Saturday at the Randolph Civic Association Community Day!

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The annual RCA Community Day will feature a 5K road race, a kids fun run, and an opportunity to enjoy a nice fall day with your neighbors.

RCA 5K
Saturday, October 12th, 10:00 am (check-in at 9:30am) Randolph Hills Shopping Center. Sign up Here: https://forms.gle/5cP11xHjMUP89tzB7

Kids Fun Run (all ages welcome) Saturday, October 12th 11:30 am Randolph Hills Shopping Center.…

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Java Nation to Open by the End of the Year

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From Bethesda Beat

Java Nation, a Kensington fast-casual coffee shop serving fresh coffee, breakfast foods and sandwiches, will likely open its second location by the end of this year in North Bethesda, its owner says.

Simona Cabana, the café’s owner, said Friday that she thinks the future North Bethesda location  will be open by the first week of December, following Thanksgiving weekend.…

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West Elm Opens Tomorrow and Taylor Gourmet Opens Today at Pike & Rose!

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West Elm will open Wednesday at Pike and Rose with a grand opening celebration open to the public from 6 pm to 8 pm. The Pike & Rose West Elm will be an 11,600-square-foot store next to Pinstripes.

At the grand opening, enjoy special discounts, specialty cocktails by Johnnie Walker, and bites served up by local vendors, including The Baked Bear’s ice cream sandwiches and Summer House Santa Monica’s assortment of baked goods.…

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Subdivision Staging Policy Workshop October 7

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Subdivision Staging Policy Community Workshop, October 7 from 7pm to 9pm at 1 Veterans Plaza Silver Spring, MD 20910

The Subdivision Staging Policy is the tool by which the County ensures its essential public facilities, particularly schools and transportation systems, keep pace with development. It tests the County’s infrastructure for adequacy based on projected capacity, growth, and future development.…

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