CNU Tampa Bay Happy Hour
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Flybar (1202 North Franklin Street, Tampa, FL, 33602)
Come join us for a CNU Tampa Bay Happy Hour at Flybar in downtown Tampa! We look forward to seeing you there!
A CNU Florida event in the Tampa Bay area
December 3, 2013 · 7:21 pm
CNU Florida Summit: Creating Value Through the Public Realm
February 6-7, 2014
New College of Florida – 5845 General Dougher Place, Harry Sudakoff Center, Sarasota, FL 34243
Please join us on Thursday and Friday, February 6-7 for the CNU Florida Summit with Keynote Speaker, Victor Dover. He will be discussing his new book, Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns.
The Florida Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism is excited to announce the 2014 CNU Florida Summit will be February 6 & 7 at New College of Florida, Sarasota. The full program will be posted soon.
- Registration includes all sessions and events on Thursday and Friday.
Guided Trolley Tours will be available February 5th, 2014 – seats are limited. Tours include:
- Downtown Sarasota Trolley Tour 3:30–5:30PM ($40)
- Bradenton Riverfront, Arts Village, and Bradenton Village Trolley Tour 1–3 PM ($55).
CNU Member Discounts
Your CNU Membership entitles you to register for this event for $185, s savings of $50 over the non-member registration fee. Join CNU or renew your membership to take advantage of this savings here: http://www.cnu.org/membership
AIA and AICP credits are pending
October 20, 2013 · 2:13 pm
CNU Tampa Bay Holiday Happy Hour
Friday, December 6, 2013
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
721 South Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606
(Image Source: Matthew Paulson)
Please join CNU Tampa Bay for a happy hour to celebrate the Holidays and the announcement of our fist ever elected Planning Committee! Please bring your own beverages. Nibbles and snacks will be served. Look forward to seeing you there!
Please RSVP to email@example.com by December 4th
A CNU Florida event in the Tampa Bay area.
October 20, 2013 · 2:10 pm
General Membership Meeting
Friday, November 8, 2013
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Commerce Club at The Oxford Exchange – Second Floor, Smith Room (420 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL, 33606)
Please join us on Friday, November 8th for a General Membership Meeting, where we will make a call for CNU Tampa Bay Committee nominations, discuss the formalization of the organization, and brainstorm about the New Year! Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 CNU Tampa Bay Committee Position*
If you’re interested in running for a position, please email email@example.com by November 15th.
- Chair Committee Meetings
- Organize General Membership Meetings
- Lead planning efforts for unique events
- Primary contact with CNU-FL and assist state chapter when possible
- Manage organizational and financial matters
- QA/QC organization operations
- 2-Year Term (2014-2015)
- Develop and maintain event calendar
- Coordinate and work with project managers on recurring events
- Plan social happy hours
- Assist the Regional Rep with annual and ongoing planning activities
- Maintain Social Media (Facebook, Twitter)
- Maintain website
- Check and organize email account
- Develop and maintain graphic/branding materials for communications and events
- Lead membership development initiatives
- Develop partnerships (Coordinate with other professional/community organizations)
- Organize and maintain email lists
- Coordinate quarterly with CNU-FL to update our email list with new national members
- Take meeting minutes
Project Manager: Urbanism on Tap
- Coordinate with Urban Charrette Project Manager to plan recurring Urbanism on Tap events (second Tuesday of every other month)
- Chair planning meetings (3 every 2 months)
- Manage CNU Tampa Bay representative members on UOT Planning Committee
Project Manager: Walkabout Series
- Coordinate with the Programs Coordinator to plan walkabouts (occurring quarterly on average)
- Manage CNU Tampa Bay members planning the series
*Please note: to serve on/vote for the Committee you must be a member of the CNU National Organization (minimum “Advocate” level – $40 annually.) To join, please visit: https://www.cnu.org/membership/levels/at-a-glance If you are a CNU member and do not receive a ballot by email by November 16, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A CNU Florida Event in the Tampa Bay Area
September 4, 2013 · 7:39 pm
Tactical Urbanism Workshop
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
The Beck Group (222 W. 7th Avenue, 3rd Floor, Tampa, FL, 33602)
How can an inexpensive, short-term project create long-term societal change? Guerilla Gardening, Pavement-to-Parks, Reclaim A Parking Space – these are all examples of an exciting trend in urban placemaking commonly referred to as Tactical Urbanism.
Mike Lydon, Principal of The Street Plans Collective, will visit the Tampa Bay are to lead a Tactical Urbanism Workshop alongside local leaders, planners, advocates, and stakeholders. The workshop will provide an overview of tactical urbanism, and will equip workshop attendees with an understanding of how to plan, fund, and implement tactical urbanism projects. Attendees will work together to plan and implement a tactical urbanism intervention for a select opportunity site within the Downtown Tampa workshop location area and will walk away from the workshop with the tools to implement more projects throughout the Tampa Bay Region. 4 AICP Certificate Maintenance credits are pending approval. CNU-A credits are offered as well.
Please register at the following link:
This workshop is sponsored by the Sun Coast Section of Florida APA, with support from CNU Tampa Bay, the Tampa Downtown Partnership, the Beck Group, and HDR.
A CNU Florida event in the Tampa Bay area
September 4, 2013 · 7:38 pm
Tampa Bay Young Professionals Summit 2013
Friday, October 4, 2013
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Centre Club (123 South Westshore Blvd., 8th Floor, Tampa, FL, 33609)
Please join CNU Tampa Bay as they partner with Emerge Tampa Bay in a half-day of engaging guest speakers covering these topics: The New Economy, Urban Development, and Transportation. Learn more about current projects and business trends, and share your ideas with the Future of Tampa Bay.
Please register at the following link:
Program and Agenda
• Introduction 1:00 – 1:15
◦ Todd Goldberg – EXMO – explanation of event app functions
• Urban Development – Panel Discussion 1:15 – 1:50 (including Q&A)
◦ Moderator – Jess Johnson – Senior Strategy Consultant, Vertical Integration Inc.
◦ Greg Minder – President, In Town Group
◦ Bob McDonaugh – Economic Opportunity Administrator, City of Tampa
◦ Ken Stoltenberg – Director, Mercury Advisors
◦ Eileen Pope – Senior VP, Banc of America CDC
◦ Mike Cheezem – CEO, JMC Communities
• The New Economy – Individual Presentations 1:50 – 3:05 (15 min each)
◦ John Wakefield – Tampa Chamber Startup Scholars
◦ Tony DeSisto – Cofounder, Citizinvestor
◦ Nathan Stonecipher – Cofounder, Green Bench Brewing Co.
◦ Commissioner Mark Sharpe – Medifuture & Innovation in Hillsborough County
◦ Tonya Elmore – President and CEO, TB Innovation Center
• Break 3:05 – 3:20
• Transportation – Individual Presentations 3:20 – 4:05 (15 min each)
◦ Rafaela Amador – Tucker-Hall, PSTA Greenlight Pinellas Campaign
◦ *Awaiting confirmation of two final speakers
• Keynote 4:05-4:25
◦ *Awaiting confirmation of special keynote speaker
• Wrap Up 4:25 – 5:00
◦ Final Q&A
◦ Presentation of Emerge YP benchmarking study conclusions
◦ Polling using EXMO to determine 2014 public policy priorities
• Happy Hour to follow on site 5:00 – 6:00
August 22, 2013 · 8:22 am
Encore LEED ND Affordable Housing Tour
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Encoure – Tampa ELLA (1210 E. Ray Charles Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33602)
USGBC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter and CNU Tampa Bay welcome you to attend a walking tour of the Encore Development where we will discuss affordable housing and the urban design framework, LEED for Neighborhood Development (written in part by the Congress for the New Urbanism.) Depending on reservations we will head to Lee’s Grocery for a happy hour and discussion.
REGISTRATION FOR THE EVENT IS REQUIRED HERE.
A CNU Florida event in the Tampa Bay area.
August 17, 2013 · 8:46 am
PART I: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 – 5:30-7:00pm – New World Brewery (1313 E. 8th Avenue, Tampa, FL)
PART II: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – 5:30-7:00pm – New World Brewery (1313 E. 8th Avenue, Tampa, FL)
PART III: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 – 5:30-7:00pm – New World Brewery (1313 E. 8th Avenue, Tampa, FL)
Urbanism on Tap is an event organized by CNU TampaBay and the Urban Charrette designed to give an opportunity for the community to engage in constructive conversations about current ideas shaping our city. The format is simple enough – We’ll provoke the conversation with a quick slideshow and then start a lively dialog Open Mic style.
The second series of three events is called The Places We Go, and is focused on understanding how we live, work, and play in Tampa!
#1 – Urban Spaces, Urban Places – Where Do You Go? – September 10, 2013
What are your favorite places? Why are these places important to you? What makes them feel comfortable or special? Let’s have a drink and admire the gems of Tampa Bay.
#2 – Transportation – How Do You Get There? – November 12, 2013
How do you get to those special places? What determines your choices in getting around your city? What do you envision for the future and what are the most important considerations? Let’s discuss.
#3 – Our Neighborhoods – Where Do You Come From? – January 14, 2014
Tell us about the place you call home. Where do you live and why? How should your neighborhood change and how should it stay the same? Let’s talk about the role neighborhoods play in the city.
A CNU Florida Event in the Tampa Bay Area – in partnership with 83 Degrees
June 1, 2013 · 10:14 am
CNU Tampa Bay General Membership Meeting (All Welcome!)
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
8:00 – 9:30 AM
Datz (2616 South MacDill Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629)
Please join us for a CNU Tampa Bay general membership meeting. This is open to everyone – whether you are a national CNU member or an interested urbanist! We will review the executive committee’s work over the last year, report on current and upcoming activities, and brainstorm ideas for the summer/fall.
We’d love to see you there! If you are able to attend please email email@example.com
A CNU Florida Event in the Tampa Bay area.
March 13, 2013 · 7:38 pm
Thank you for attending Urbanism on Tap, a discussion about Tampa’s Vision for the future of its community. We will be asking questions over the next several weeks so please feel free to visit this site often and share your voice. But first, here is a recap of what people in your community had to say about Tampa. These comments were able to be categorized into six categories.
- More Private sector investment.
- Creation of ‘GREEN JOBS’.
- Need of a Primary Target Industry.
- Promote CAMLS and First Wave Centers.
- Walkable neighborhoods.
- Grocery Store/s needed in Downtown accessible by bike and walking.
- Art Supply Store is needed in a convenient location near downtown.
- Artists work space.
- Neighborhoods with communal space that can be accessed by walking, biking, public transportation.
- Preservation of urban fabric
- Safety and security for pedestrians and bikers.
- Options like bike paths, green boxes and sharrows, trails, mobility way, friendship trail bridge and Streets du Soliel were suggested by some event participants.
- Complete streets.
- It was suggested that the proposed East – West Greenway should be extended and continued through Central Tampa to University of South Florida.
- Expansion of Street Car service.
- Need Global Air Service.
- Need the best technology transit system; good and frequent public transportation.
Urban Places/Urban Design
- More Cafes!
- Installing artwork, wherever needed and appropriate.
- Highlight Tampa’s rich cultural history.
- Need a 50 – 100 year vision.
- A place where you can spend a day walking around.
- Need more – Think Tanks, Stem, Art, and Businesses.
- Develop Brand “Tampa Bay”.
- Sense of community and regional identity.
- Critical mass of varied activities, users and density.
- Being able to choose to walk, ride a bike, a bus, a train or a car wherever you go.
- Safe and secure public spaces and crime free environment.
- Citizens need to demand action and need to know what’s happening such as Urbanism on Tap events.
- Citizen Participation is the key to changing things, referring to Pinellas Referendum for Transit.
- DIVERSITY in Citizen Participation– Engage a broader mix of people – age, people of color, etc.
- A guide (forum, website, or social media) to how to get involved.
So that you’ve been caught up on people’s biggest concerns from our first Urbanism on tap event, here is the first question:
After seeing the presentations and reviewing Invision, What is the first step? What should Tampa focus on first?
What is your favorite quality of another American city that you’d like to see in Tampa?
(Please share your thoughts below in the comment section…)