Did you know Montgomery County is listed on the AARP Network of Age-Friendly communities? Over 80 AARP members, friends and neighbors attended an Open House at Pinstripes in Pike & Rose last Thursday to learn about how to Disrupt Aging.. A festive atmosphere filled the room as people discussed the important work that AARP is doing in our communities.…Read More
Monthly Archives: October 2018
The Montgomery County Council expressed significant support for the Bicycle Master Plan two weeks ago by voting 8-0 in favor of the proposed plan in a straw vote taken at the conclusion of their worksessions on the document. The plan, if adopted, would be a comprehensive update to the Bicycle Master Plan.
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) seeks public input on the potential expansion of dockless bikeshare beyond the current pilot area in Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Additional areas under consideration are Bethesda, North Bethesda (including White Flint), Friendship Heights, Chevy Chase, Veirs Mill and Wheaton. Input is also sought on whether to allow the use of pedal-assist, electric “e-bikes” and e-scooters in these areas.…Read More
Yesterday, Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld announced that the “Grosvenor Turnback” – the current rush-hour service pattern where every other Red Line train begins and ends at Grosvenor, rather than Shady Grove – would be eliminated on December 17, 2018. Under the future service pattern, all Red Line trains will run to/from Shady Grove, doubling rush-hour service (trains every 4 minutes) for customers at White Flint, Twinbrook, Rockville, and Shady Grove.…Read More
Check out this great video that shares the fun and joy of the recent White Flint Placemaking Festival.
Last night, a packed house at AMP by Strathmore listened as moderator Amy Ginsburg, Executive Director of Friends of White Flint, asked questions about development, schools, green space, budgeting, transit, and other issues important to the Pike District to the three candidates for county executive. Nancy Floreen, Marc Elrich, and Robin Ficker spent an hour stating why they serve your vote. …Read More
It’s cloudy but it’s not raining, so this morning’s Pike District Promenade is on! See you at 10am at North Bethesda Market for an easy, all-ages, dog-friendly stroll along the Trolley Trail.…Read More
Meet your neighbors and reconnect with old friends while enjoying a lovely walk along the Trolley Trail. Meet up at 10 am Saturday, October 20 at the North Bethesda Market plaza in between CVS and Seasons 52. AARP will have some terrific AARP swag to give you, too.
This event is for all ages — from those in strollers to seniors — and is dog-friendly.…Read More