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


Pumpkin Spice Up Your Workout

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From the Pike District monthly e-blast called The Scoop, which focuses on North Bethesda’s Urban Core

While everyone is adding pumpkin spice to everything this Fall, you can spice up your fall workout by trying a new gym, a new class or finding a new motivation to get active. 

Z SWEAT DANCE AND FITNESS 4834 Boiling Brook Parkway  

If your workout doesn’t make you happier, less stressed, and feeling like you’ve had a night out on the town with friends, then you haven’t tried Z Sweat Dance and Fitness.…

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Subdivision Staging Policy — a wonky name but an important policy

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is kicking off efforts for the next update to the Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP), which is scheduled to be reviewed and approved by the County Council by November 2020. The current SSP is the reason for the moratorium on new construction in the Walter Johnson cluster.…

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MCDOT seeking input on “project design, procurement, and financing” for BRT

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The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has released a Request for Information (RFI) to gather knowledge in best practices, emerging technologies and innovative opportunities for implementing a cost-effective Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service along MD 355 from Bethesda to Clarksburg.

FLASH, the BRT system in development in Montgomery County, will greatly increase high-quality transit service to the County’s most densely developed corridors and areas of planned growth.…

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What you missed at the Implementation Committee meeting when you were watching the first 3 innings of the Nats game.

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Nkosi Yearwood of the Planning Department discussed the Biennial Monitoring Report. Committee members suggested that they ought to have a more thorough discussion for future reports so committee viewpoints can more easily be included.

The re-opening of Woodward High School was discussed. Abbe Millstein of Luxmanor mentioned that there is quite a lot of discussion at MCPS about Woodward.…

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TONIGHT! Implementation Committee Meeting October 14

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Game 3 of the Nats historic pennant race doesn’t begin until 7:38, so pop on over beforehand to the the White Flint Implementation Committee which will meet on Monday, October 14, 7 p.m. at Wall Local Park-Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center.

Below is the draft agenda for the meeting.

AGENDA

White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee

Wall Local Park-Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center

Monday, October 14, 2019 7 p.m.…

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Pedestrian master plan community meeting and #WalkingHere

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The Montgomery County Planning Department will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, October 16, 7-9 pm, to kick off the development of the county’s first Pedestrian Master Plan, an effort to make walking in Montgomery County safer, more comfortable, convenient and direct. 
The meeting will be at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, 2nd floor, Bethesda. …

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Curious about the Pike District Branding and Placemaking Campaign? Here’s an update.

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Kris Warner of Maier Warner provided the following update on their Pike District branding and placemaking work.

  1. Website – the new site is in production and we anticipate an early November launch.
  2. Social Media – Since the month of April, Pike District Facebook has increased to 823 followers and reaching nearly 4,000 people each month.
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See you Saturday at the Randolph Civic Association Community Day!

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The annual RCA Community Day will feature a 5K road race, a kids fun run, and an opportunity to enjoy a nice fall day with your neighbors.

RCA 5K
Saturday, October 12th, 10:00 am (check-in at 9:30am) Randolph Hills Shopping Center. Sign up Here: https://forms.gle/5cP11xHjMUP89tzB7

Kids Fun Run (all ages welcome) Saturday, October 12th 11:30 am Randolph Hills Shopping Center.…

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