The Planning Board discussed the 2019 Biennial Master Plan White Flint Monitoring Report yesterday, and I encourage you to at least give it a glance as it’s chock-full of info about the White Flint/Pike District area. Just in case you don’t have a half-hour to read this report, here are a few highlights.…Read More
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Here is the staff memo for the Planning Board’s Capital Improvements Program Priorities – Transportation and School Facilities. The Planning Board will discuss these priorities on Thursday. https://montgomeryplanningboard.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/FY2021-2026-Capital-Improvements-Program-Priorities_MR2019023-final_09-19-19.pdf
Below is a list of the school and transportation projects that affect the White Flint/Pike District area. We’re thrilled that Woodward is the top school project — it is the key to lifting the current moratorium.
We;re also delighted that so many White Flint/Pike District projects make the top ten of the transportation projects — BRT, the other road network improvements, and the White Flint Metro North entrance. …Read More
The Planning Board will review the annual schools test next Thursday, which will determine if a school cluster (including the Walter Johnson cluster) would be placed in moratorium and if a Preliminary Plan of Subdivision could be submitted .
The staff report can be found here and recommends the Walter Johnson cluster be put in moratorium for one year because WJ is at 129.3% of capacity.…Read More
On May 3, The Planning Board will review the Site Plan Amendment for Pike and Rose (Phase I and II) as well as the Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) for a Signature Business Headquarters.
ZTA No. 18-05 amends the Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance to create a new use for a Signature Business Headquarters, and to provide a process for approval of a Signature Business Headquarters plan.…Read More
The Bicycle Master Plan Public Hearing will take place on January 25, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Montgomery County Planning Department Headquarters (8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland).…Read More
From Bethesda Beat
Metro site offers rare chance to build new housing around transit station
A slide showing a plan for the area around the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station. VIA MONTGOMERY COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT
Developers and smart-growth advocates on Thursday asked planning officials to include higher building densities in plans to replace a surface parking lot near the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station with a neighborhood and high-rises.…Read More
The June 8th White Flint 2 work session was a short meeting (relatively speaking) but a productive one. Nkosi Yearwood was unable to complete his presentation, so look for a part-two for this work session in the near future.
First, Chair Casey Anderson invited various developers, lawyers, and community members to speak.…Read More
At tomorrow’s White Flint 2 Worksession, planning staff will discuss financing possibilities that could support the infrastructure needs for the White Flint 2 Sector Plan area. The White Flint 1 Special Taxing District will also be discussed. Executive Branch representatives will attend this worksession to discuss their perspective regarding financing alternatives for the Plan area.…Read More