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

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Tag Archives: White Flint 2

Curious about Monday’s White Flint 2 Meeting? Here’s What Happened.

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The June 20th White Flint 2 Sector Planning Meeting was a public forum.  Three community representatives made presentations.

Randolph Civic Association – Matt Tifford

Randolph Civic Association is made up of 1, 343 homes and wants a more central sense of place within RCA borders. While mostly happy with the preliminary plan presented, RCA has some important issues with the plan.  …

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What Happened at Last Night’s White Flint 2 Planning Meeting on Schools

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Okay.  The Planning Board just put up the presentations from last night’s meeting, so here is my long summary of what was discussed at last night’s White Flint 2/Rock Spring Planning Meeting on Schools. You can view the presentation here.

Here’s the calendar for the Sector Planning Process:

July 11, 2016     WF2 Community Meeting: Review Preliminary Draft PlaRecommendations

July 28, 2016   Preliminary Draft Plan Recommendations to PlanninBoard

September 2016  Staff Working Draft Plan to Planning Board

October 2016  Planning Board Public Hearing

October-December 2016  Planning Board Worksessions

January/February 2017  Transmit Plan to County Executive and County Council

Bruce Crispell from MCPS reported on the projected number of students that will be generated by White Flint 2 and Rock Spring.…

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What Happened at Last Night’s White Flint 2 Schools Meeting

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Did you wake up this morning with the thought, “Hmm. I wonder what happened at the White Flint 2 Schools meeting last night. Oh, I know. I’ll check the Friends of White Flint blog. They always post terrific meeting summaries.” And now you’re on this page, wondering where the heck is the summary.…

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Don’t forget — Meeting Tonight on Schools and White Flint 2

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Care about White Flint 2? Care about schools? Care about how these two important things intersect?

Then attend tonight’s (Monday, June 6) White Flint 2/Rock Spring Planning Sector Meeting on Schools,

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Luxmanor Elementary School.…

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Welcome to the neighborhood, Abt Associates

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Abt Associates recently signed a full-building lease for 6130 Executive Blvd., a 155,000-square-foot building the National Cancer Institute vacated in fall 2013. Abt Associates is a consulting practice focusing on climate change, education, agriculture, health, income, food secrity, and the environment. Abt Associates has had an office at 4550 Montgomery Ave.…

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Preliminary Ideas for White Flint 2 from the Planning Department

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At the May 16th White Flint 2 Sector Plan Meeting, the planning department presented alternative scenarios for the White Flint 2 area and their potential impacts on traffic and schools. Please note that these are preliminary scenarios from the planning department, but they are important first drafts that you should take a look at, ponder, and comment on.…

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The presentations from last week’s community meeting

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For those of you who had to miss last week’s Friends of White Flint community meeting or for those of you who want to take another look, here are the links to the slide show presentations from Federal Realty Pike & Rose Phase 2 (Jay Corbalis), Saul Centers West (Brian Downie), Gables (Eddie Meder), Conference Center Garage (Tina Benjamin), Western Workaround (Bruce Johnston), and White Flint 2 (Nkosi Yearwood.)  Enjoy!…

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What you missed at last night’s White Flint 2 Sector Planning Meeting

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Last night’s meeting was a bit different than the other five White Flint 2 planning meetings. (Those meetings, to refresh your memory, began in the summer and featured MNCPPC folks talking about various components of White Flint 2, including current businesses and residences in the area, the high-vacancy office area along Executive Boulevard, schools, transportation, connections, parks, and open spaces.)

At this meeting, the community — property owners, civic associations, HOAs, and community groups — did the talking.  …

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What we discussed at this week’s White Flint 2 planning meeting

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The focus of this month’s White Flint 2 Sector Plan meeting was parks and open spaces. It featured a presentation by Rachel Newhouse from Montgomery Parks and a quick summary of the Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Program recommendations for Executive Boulevard.

You can see the full set of slides from ULI with their analysis and recommendations for Executive Boulevard here.

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