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Tindale-Oliver & Associates | TOA Design Community Planning | Urban Design | Landscape Architecture | Graphic Design


FIRM PROFILE

Tindale-Oliver & Associates, Inc. (TOA) was formed in 1989 to provide infrastructure engineering, planning, and innovative financing programs for local government entities and private developments. Today, TOA has a national reputation as a leader providing high quality, innovative planning services to its public- and private-sector clients. TOA offers professional services in the following major service areas: Public Finance, Infrastructure Planning & Smart Growth | Transit Services | Multimodal Transportation Planning | Transportation Engineering & ITS | Transportation Safety | ADA Compliance & Accessibility | GIS & Technology Services | Land Development Services. TOA Design (TOA Design Group, LLC) constitutes the newest service area and offers comprehensive design solutions that improve the built environment. Specialties include: 

Community Planning

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Urban Design

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Landscape Architecture

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Graphic Design

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Community Outreach & Visioning

For more information, please visit www.tindaleoliver.com.


Kissimmee Downtown Community Redevelopment Area Plan Update and Design Standards Kissimmee, Florida TOA Design staff completed an Urban Design Master Plan and conceptual street designs, and identified potential future private/public investment and projects as part of a capital improvements plan. The second phase of the project includes the development of new design standards for the public realm and private development within the Downtown CRA. The project will include consultation with City staff, the general public, and stakeholders to determine a streamlined, effective, and efficient document that will ensure high quality development. The Kissimmee CRA Plan Update won the FRA Planning Studies Award in 2013.


COMMUNITY PLANNING

Channel District CRA, Tampa, FL

The goal of community planning is to develop a framework for transforming the social and built environment by bringing together the many stakeholders (residents, employees, elected officials, etc.) that participate in the daily activity of the places where we work and live. TOA Design understands the great diversity of neighborhoods, organizations, and institutions that make up our communities, and calibrates its approaches and services based on local conditions. The look, feel, form, and function of each community is different, and our commitment to taking time to understand these differences ensures that projects and plans will be more effective with greater community support and buy-in. TOA Design’s community planning experience includes a blend of policy, design, infrastructure, public finance, and public involvement expertise. The following are included in TOA Design’s planning expertise: 

Campus Planning

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Comprehensive Planning

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Corridor Studies

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CPTED & Safe Neighborhood Planning

Downtown Kissimmee CRA, Kissimmee, FL

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Demographics & Socio-economics

“Community planning is about bringing neighborhoods together under a common vision for economic, environmental, and social transformation.”

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Development Feasibility Studies

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Grant Support Services

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Land Development Codes

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Land Management Planning

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Land Use Planning

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Neighborhood Planning & Assessments

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Redevelopment Planning

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Recreational Planning

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Small Area Planning


CRA Urban Design Services Panama City Beach, Florida TOA Design staff prepared a corridor plan and streetscape design standards for Front Beach Road that included preferred roadway cross sections, pedestrian and transit amenities, street lighting, special intersection treatments, signage concepts, landscaping, and beach access crossings. A feasibility study for a multimodal transportation center, parking assessments, small area studies, and a formbase code was prepared. In addition, TOA also served as the project landscape architect for the roadway improvement projects identified in the redevelopment plan.


URBAN DESIGN

Downtown Streetscape, Ft. Myers, FL

By its very nature, the practice of Urban Design is multi-disciplinary, requiring the collaboration of the many local actors that shape the built environment. These actors can include local government, organizations, and residents, as well as the variety of design professionals (architects, planners, engineers, etc.) tasked with translating community intent into physical improvements. TOA Design’s approach to Urban Design is collaborative, connecting community stakeholders with the appropriate key team members. TOA specializes in assisting communities to envision their future and participate in finding the correct balance of development, essential services, environmental protection, and innovative change. This ensures that recommended design solutions are aesthetically pleasing, sustainable, and implementable. Our staff are experienced in addressing the social, economic, and physical sustainability of places and are dedicated to creating communities that will provide economic vibrancy and bring people together. The following are included in TOA Design’s planning expertise:

City Hall Plaza, DeLand, FL

“Urban Design is about creating a public realm that contributes to the community cohesion, economic vitality, usability, and identity of a neighborhood, city, or region.”

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Visioning

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Master Planning

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Downtown Plans

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Design Standards & Guidelines

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Site Planning

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Stationary Plans

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Streetscape Design

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Transit-Oriented Development Planning


Dr. P. Phillips Community Park Orange County, Florida The focal point of Dr. P. Phillips Park is an amphitheater formed by natural topography that slopes gently to the shore of Big Sand Lake. The 48-acre park provides an abundance of recreational amenities including a basketball court, a dog park, a fitness trail, gazebos, picnic pavilions, restroom facilities, sand volleyball courts, soccer fields, youth baseball fields, a park office, and maintenance building. A trail located on the north side of the site provides a connection to surrounding neighborhoods and schools.


LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE Landscape Architecture focuses on the design of outdoor public spaces, landmarks, and structures to achieve desired environmental, social-behavioral, and aesthetic outcomes. It involves the investigation of existing social, ecological, and geological conditions and processes to guide the design of solutions that will produce the desired outcome.

Dr. P. Phillips Park, Orange County, FL

TOA Design staff include registered landscape architects, landscape designers, irrigation designers, horticulturists, and park planners who work in concert with our firm’s community planners, urban designers, graphic designers, public outreach professionals, crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) specialists, technical and administrative support personnel. This diverse group of professionals has provided professional services to private and public clients to plan, program, design, and implement a wide variety of projects including roadways, streetscapes, buildings, transit and parking facilities, courtyards, plazas, pedestrian corridors, parks, trails, and recreation facilities. The following are included in TOA’s planning expertise:

Dr. P. Phillips Park, Orange County, FL

“Landscape Architecture is about creating unique public spaces that provide an opportunity for people to connect with their communities and natural environment.”

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Construction Phase Services

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Design Review Services

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Hardscape and Special Features

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Horticulture and Grounds Management Programs

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Landscape Design

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Pedestrian and Multimodal Facility Design

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Permitting

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Planting and Irrigation Design

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Project Management and Construction Administration

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Recreation Facility Design

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Site Planning

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Sports Field Design including Lighting

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Streetscape Design & Highway Beautification

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Water Feature Design, Fountains & Aquatic Facilities


Heritage Square Orange County, Florida Heritage Square creates a sense of place where community events regularly bring residents and visitors together. TOA Design’s graphic designers assisted to conceiving and implementing unique identification signage for the Orange County Regional History Center, located adjacent to the Heritage Square site. Our designers also developed the museum’s iconic postcard sculpture, one of the focal points within Heritage Square. The site’s hardscape paving, landscape planting, irrigation, fountain, site lighting, point of origin feature, and related design components of the courtyard were designed and implemented under the direction of TOA Design staff. This project has won numerous state and local design awards.


GRAPHIC DESIGN

Graphic designers apply a variety of techniques to creatively combine words, symbols, and imagery to visually communicate ideas and information. TOA Design staff include graphic designers and technicians who support our firm and client missions by developing visual tools that communicate design intent for a variety of planning, urban design, landscape architecture, and public outreach projects. Regional History Center Signage, Orange County, FL

Regional History Center Post Card Icon, Orange County, FL

“Environmental graphics and wayfinding create a sense of identity for communities and towns that set them apart by creating a unique brand.”

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Banner Systems

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Environmental Graphics

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Gateways & Monument Signage

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Displays and Exhibits

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Print Collateral

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Project Branding, Identity, and Logos

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Public Art

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Public Outreach Tools

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Publishing

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Visualization Graphics

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Wayfinding Signage Systems

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Website Design & Content Management


Hollywood/Pines Corridor Project Workshop Hollywood, FL Broward MPO retained TOA to conduct the inaugural combined Livability/Congestion Management Project along a 20-mile section of the Hollywood/Pines Boulevard corridor. This project included a multifaceted public engagement campaign to obtain input from residents, employees, and other users of the corridor. As part of the extensive public engagement plan, visioning workshops engaged citizens in developing scenarios for Mobility Hubs that concentrated transit facilities and livability strategies along the corridor.


Community outreach & Visioning

The TOA Design team is composed of professionals experienced in authoring and managing Community Awareness Plans (CAPs) that inform, engage, solicit public opinion, and create the brand of unified community consensus that fosters project adoption and implementation. These plans are individually tailored to each community and structured in a manner that encourages communication, collaboration, and cooperation, resulting in successful consensus and project implementation even in difficult geographic, political, and socio-economic environments. Pinellas Station Area Charrettes, Pinellas County, FL

TOA Design uses community engagement techniques that include focus groups, stakeholder interviews, whole community outreach (directed at a specific demographic such as minorities, older adults, and youth), Art-4-Planning, best practices and user manuals, charrettes, citizen surveys, education programs, keypad polling, media relations, project websites, virtual whiteboards, training programs, and communication materials. The following are included in TOA Design’s community outreach expertise:

LYNX Lymmo Expansion Public Outreach, Orlando, FL

“Community outreach is about creating a vision and building consensus so that all have their voice heard in the formation of their neighborhood or city.”

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Innovative outreach and techniques, state-of-the-art polling techniques

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Design charrettes, focus groups, meeting and workshops facilitation

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Stakeholders/special interest group interviews

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Effective community surveys, e-mail and mail campaigns

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Positive media relations

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Graphics and conceptual visualization

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Creative and effective graphic technical support services and coordination

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Consistent website management

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Attractive, informative flyers, newsletters, presentations, websites, and support materials

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Construction Information Services


TOA Design Team Ginger Corless, AICP, CPRP Principal Ginger leads the TOA Design Team. She is an AICP certified planner, a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP), and a public outreach specialist and is trained in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). She has provided planning and public facilitation services to complete numerous visioning assignments and has been instrumental in assisting communities throughout the southeastern U.S. to articulate their vision for the future through community redevelopment and master plans, small area plans, parking master plans, transit-oriented development, form-based and land development codes, and design guidelines. In addition, she has a long track record of leading sophisticated public involvement processes for a variety of project types. Evan Johnson, AICP, LEED AP

Christi Jackson, RLA, ASLA

Project Manager / Senior Community Planner

Assistant Project Manager / Landscape Architect

Erin Chantry, LEED AP ND, CNU-A

Mark Erquitt Graphic Designer

Senior Urban Designer

Veronica Pimental, ASLA

Randy Raiman, RLA, ASLA

Landscape Architect

Senior Staff Consultant / Landscape Architect

Alex Law, AICP

Singeh Saliki

Community Planner / Urban Designer

Designer


Tampa 1000 North Ashley Drive, Suite 400 Tampa, FL 33602 Phone: (813) 224-8862 Orlando 135 West Central Boulevard, Suite 450 Orlando, FL 32801 Phone: (407) 657-9210 Bartow 545 N. Broadway Bartow, FL 33830 Phone: (863) 533-8454 Fort Lauderdale 6750 North Andrews Avenue, Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Phone: (954) 489-2748 Baltimore 10 South Howard Street, Suite 110 Baltimore, MD 21201 Phone: (443) 438-5476 Seattle 607A NW 85th Street Seattle, WA 98117 Phone: (206) 858-2202

For additional information on TOA Design services, please contact: Ginger Corless, AICP, CPRP Principal/Director, TOA Design Phone: (407) 657-9210 Cell: (407) 616-5500 gcorless@tindaleoliver.com

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