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


Tag Archives: cars

Young People Really Are Driving Less

Posted on by Lindsay Hoffman

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Many who presently live in the car-centric White Flint area have trouble envisioning our lives without our vehicles.  But, as I share with some frequency, there is a rising trend among the younger generation to avoid cars altogether.  Young adults and, particularly young professionals, are graduating from school with mountains of debt and find themselves reluctant to assume more in the form of a car.

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Should Road Safety Be A Community Health Issue?

Posted on by Rebecca Hertz

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In recent years, many health professionals and community planners started focusing their attention on the connections between the built environment and health, especially the issue of obesity.

Robert Steuteville, a writer for Better Cities & Towns’ blog, recently discussed a report focused on health and urbanism completed by Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT).…

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