Regional Land Use Issues & Opportunities discussed at the Coastal Cities Summit
Hosted by the University of South Florida, the Coastal Cities Summit will convey new research and innovative strategies on planning for coastal risks, smart growth, transportation, and tourism. Real estate, developers, architects, designers, planners and land-use managers will be interested in the One Bay discussion and two special workshops on May 3 from 8:00 to 1:00 at the Bayfront Hilton, St. Petersburg. Business can register with the Day Pass for $50 includes lunch. Government and non-profits special rate: $10 (no lunch). (mention the Urban Charrette to receive this rate) www.coastalcities-ioi.org
THURSDAY MAY 3, 8:00-2:00 p.m.
8:00 - 9:00 am ONE BAY CREATING A REGIONAL VISION: FROM LEGOS TO LEGACY
Five years ago, the Tampa Bay Partnership rallied the community around a regional visioning exercise called Reality Check. From that exercise, One Bay: Livable Communities was launched and became the framework by which key growth and planning decisions are made. Panelists will discuss programs, success stories, lessons learned and Q&A with the audience to discuss issues that will impact the future of the region.
9:00 to 10:00 Exploring Smart Growth: Using Local Policy and Incentive Tools to Stimulate Environmental and Economic Health,Steve Tindale, Tindale Oliver & Associates and Nick Casalanguida, Collier County discuss how land use, mobility, economic policies and incentives can be used to enhance community health and the environment, reduce public infrastructure costs, and stimulate the tax base for local governments.
Break 10:00 to 10:30
10:30-12:00 SPECIAL Workshop: Creating Value with Public Spaces
Overview and Introduction by Shannon Bassett, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urbanism, University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design. Author of Urban Land Institute book, Urban Design and the Bottom Line, and planning expert, Dennis Jerke, ASLA, Texas A&M University will present a holistic design process and methodology to generate greater value, and calculate the quadruple net value (economic, social/cultural, environmental and sensory) created by green space, urban waterways, transportation and the built environment. Jerke explains the verifiable figures and practical lessons learned from major public projects. Attend this and learn how to more accurately define the benefits and impact of good, pre-investment design upon the community, businesses, city officials and the developer.
12:00 to 1:00 Defining Priorities and Achieving Goals (Lunch and facilitated Discussion and book signing)