While this area is not part of White Flint, it’s pretty close and it’s such a great idea to have separated bike lanes on Old Georgetown Road that we decided to include it in today’s blog. (We only wish the bike lane was extended to cover ALL of Old Georgetown Road.)…Read More
Category Archives: Transit
Here’s a quick update on the construction of the Western Workaround.
- Executive Blvd closure end May (delayed by two weeks)
- VOB demo starts in two weeks
- Night work continues under a noise mitigation plan, we are addressing a few complaints from residents at Pike and Rose
- Coordinating installation of temporary signage with FRIT to make them less unsightly
This morning, the County gave an update to the North Bethesda Transportation Management District on Vision Zero. We’re happy to share some of the best parts of the presentation here, and you can get the entire presentation here. Visit Montgomery County’s Vision Zero Website for more info.
We’re delighted that there are some plans to make the area around the White Flint metro station and the intersection of Old Georgetown and Rockville Pike safer for pedestrians.…Read More
The folks at MCDOT gave Friends of White Flint an update to the Western Workaround project, and we want to pass along the info to you.
The big news as that Executive Boulevard will be closing around mid-May. The closed part will extend from Old Georgetown Road to the Conference Center/M & T Bank.…Read More
Metro is seeking feedback on proposed modifications to the parking garage addition previously approved at the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metrorail Station. Learn more about this proposal, review the Environmental Evaluation, and ask the project team a question at https://www.wmata.com/initiatives/plans/grosvenor-garage-modifications.cfm
You are invited to attend a public hearing by telephone on Monday, April 20 between 6:30-8:30 p.m.…Read More
Excited to announce that Montgomery Parks will be closing Little Falls Parkway (from Mass Ave to Arlington Road) and Beach Drive (from Knowles Ave to Connecticut) from Friday at 9 a.m. to Sunday at 6 p.m. to automobile traffic and opening them to walkers, runners, bikers and scooters! (Friends of White Flint advocated for the opening of Beach Drive to pedestrian and bikes, and we’re delighted that Beach Drive will open.)…Read More
Here are some of our tweets from Thursday’s T &E meeting:Read More
A second entrance for the White Flint Metro station is critical so the Pike District can continue its transformation into a walkable, transit-oriented, vibrant community. Montgomery County has officially asked WMATA to pay for this station, which has a price tag of $36 million.
MCDOT has asked all of us to tell WMATA that this station is important to our community. Not…
Metro is proposing modifications to a planned garage expansion that would impact customer parking at the Grosvenor-Strathmore Station. The options include moving forward with a planned addition, canceling future construction or delaying the decision until an evaluation is completed.
The garage expansion is part of a joint development at Grosvenor-Strathmore that would eliminate a surface parking lot.…Read More
The Montgomery County Council’s Transportation and Environment Committee (Tom Hucker, Evan Glass, Hans Riemer) is hosting a public forum on WMATA’s FY21 Operating Budget. The committee will be joined by WMATA Board Member Michael Goldman to listen to community feedback. Please join us and share your feedback on WMATA’s current operating budget proposal.…Read More