Check out today’s e-newsletter: “We’re thankful for the progress in the Pike District.”
That’s it. Our only thought for today’s blog is VOTE! Find a list of polling places here and more information about voting in Montgomery County.
Your vote matters. So get out there and VOTE TODAY!…Read More
We all know the stories. Millennials who move from their parents’ large suburban basements into tiny city apartments. Milennialls who struggle to find houses to purchase when they start having kids. Both groups desire an urban life — an interesting, amenity-filled neighborhood that doesn’t require a car to enjoy.
We can agree that many folks want a version of urban housing that works throughout their lives.…Read More
FallFest is the first Pike District signature event. You won’t want to miss this fun-filled afternoon. Featuring The Nighthawks, a variety of food trucks, face painting, and a ribbon cutting with County Executive Ike Leggett, FallFest is fun for all ages.Read More
Metro will shut down the Red Line north of Grosvenor-Strathmore this Saturday and Sunday. On August 13 and 14 there will be no train service at the Shady Grove, Rockville, Twinbrook or White Flint stations. Metro plans to run shuttle buses to and from those stations Inspections were ordered following a derailment last month which found issues outside the Twinbrook station that require a complete shutdown to repair. …Read More
The White Flint 2 Public Forum (Part II) will take place on Monday, June 20, 2016, 7 -9 p.m., at Luxmanor Elementary School.
As of June 15, only a couple of civic representatives have indicated that they will participate in the forum. Stay tuned to find out if Monday’s meeting will be held.…Read More
The next White Flint 2 planning meeting, in collaboration with the Rock Spring Master Plan, will take place on Monday, June 6, 2016 at Luxmanor Elementary School, 6201 Tilden Lane, 7-9 p.m. This meeting will focus on schools, including results from the Walter Johnson School Cluster roundtable discussions. Staff from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will attend this meeting.…Read More
In an article on Governing, Wes Guskert, President and CEO of The Traffic Group, declared that rapid transit has most of the benefits of light rail at a fraction of the cost. He writes that ” BRT usually costs 20 percent of a light rail system but can capture 80-85 percent of those who would ride light rail.”
The article also notes that a rapid transit system has all of the amenities of modern rail, including Wi-Fi, level boarding and off-vehicle payment systems while retaining vital flexibility.…Read More