Friday, October 23, 2015

White Flint Transportation Community Open House Held in Bethesda

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) held a community open house on October 19 to discuss transportation plans for White Flint. The meeting, at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, included presentations by MCDOT Acting Director Al Roshdieh, White Flint Coordinator Dee Metz, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner and Commuter Services Division Chief Sandra Brecher.

Speakers discussed the vision for White Flint over the next 20 to 30 years to create a vibrant, dynamic urban core with a walkable, bikeable street grid that features cultural, retail, employment and housing destinations.

The evening also included a presentation about how transportation options will be enhanced in the area to provide ways for employees and residents to travel without driving alone. Interactive audience questions provided an opportunity for attendees to provide feedback.

 Proposed Strategies for White Flint Sector Presentation

Following the discussion, community members visited information stations on the following topics: Active Street and Bike/Pedestrian Projects; Transit and Bikeshare Initiatives; Transportation Demand Management; White Flint Sector Plan and Conference Center Parking Garage.

View the full presentation and Dee Metz's presentation online.