What's New and Newsworthy in the
Pike District This Week
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Enjoy these post-Thanksgiving updates

Our Community's Letter to WMATA about Proposed Service Cuts to White Flint Station
More than forty property owners, businesses, and civic and home owner associations signed our letter to WMATA. The letter said that decreasing service to the White Flint metro station, as proposed by WMATA, would be extremely detrimental to the Pike District.  After all, it's tough to have transit-oriented developemnt without transit.  You can read the letter here.

Board of Ed Votes for Capital Improvements in the WJ Cluster
The Montgomery County Board of Education approved capital improvement projects totaling $411.7 million that include expansions of Bethesda’s Ashburton Elementary School and North Bethesda Middle School.  Read more here.

What You Need to Know about the Western Workaround and New Conference Center Garage Construction
They have begun working on the first of two phases of the White Flint West Workaround transportation project and the new conference center garage. The first phase of the road construction is scheduled to be completed by the end of calendar year 2017.  Additionally, the existing surface parking lot at the conference center will be converted into a new 650-space, six-story parking garage. Read more here

MCDOT Launches a Naming Contest for BRT
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett launched a naming contest to brand the County’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, which in the next few years is expected to transform the transportation alternatives available in the County. You can vote for the name at www.GetOnBoardBRT.com. Read more here.

Think Pike District for Your Holiday Shopping
Sure, you know the Pike District has dozens of delicious restaurants, but did you also know we’ve got more than 200 stores at which you can easily do your holiday shopping?  Of course, there is Pike and Rose and North Bethesda Market, but there are also mom and pop shops and chain stores all over our area.You can find a searchable list of both the fun and practical stores in the Pike District at http://pikedistrict.org/shopping

It's That Time of Year. Will You Support our Important Work?

By donating to Friends of White Flint, you:
  • Help save Metro service at the White Flint station
  • Make it safe and convenient for pedestrians in the Pike District
  • Ensure our neighborhood has a successful, sensible advocate
  • Support fun-filled activities that give our area a unique sense of place
  • Help us create a vibrant, exciting, liveable White Flint neighborhood
Friends of White Flint is a nonprofit organization that exists solely due to the contributions of residents, businesses, and property owners.  Will you support your neighborhood with generous end-of-year contribution?

You can make a donation to Friends of White Flint by clicking here.


You can make a tax-deductible donation to Friends of White Flint’s sister organization, the  Pike District Community Fund by clicking here.

No matter how you give, your support will truly make a tremendous difference in the place where you live, work, and play.  From all of us at Friends of White Flint, including our board of directors and more than 1,700 supporters, thank you very much for your generous contribution.

As a small token of our great appreciation, everyone who donates in December will receive a special $10 coupon for a show at AMP by Strathmore at Pike and Rose.
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