Curious about What Happened at the Implementation and Downtown Advisory Committee Meetings?

Curious about What Happened at the Implementation and Downtown Advisory Committee Meetings?

Here’s what you missed:
White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting November 9
  • Saul Centers Phase 1 went to DRC.  It’s fundamentally in good shape with a few issues to fix
  • Pike & Rose Phase II recently submitted Phase 2b amendments with small modifications, mostly concerning the streetscape.
  • There’s a White Flint 2 Sector Plan meeting November 18 at 6:30 pm concerning transportation.  The meeting is at Rocking Horse Center
  • Chad Salganik said “the October 19th Transportation Open House was one of the best county presentations he’s seen. It was very comprehensive.”
  • The Western Workaround could being as early as summer 2016.
  • The County had a good meeting with SHA, asking them to narrow lanes to 10′ so we can have separated bike lanes, lower curb heights from 8″ to 6″, and reduce speed limit to 25 mph.
  • There was a presentation on the Master Bikeways Project.
White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting November 10
The committee is posting a new job, a part-time manager to manage multiple administrative, marketing, and communication tasks. To learn more, contact ken.hartman@montgomerycountymd.gov.
  • The medians along Rockville Pike were cleaned up.
  • Pepco has acquired the old Sport and Health property on a Nebel St. for a substation.
  • TMD is surveying businesses and residents about their commuting and transportation options.
  • Chapman Avenue in the paving stage.
  • There were various committee updates and discussion of a fall event.

Amy Ginsburg

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