About

Vrana Consulting specializes in urban planning, project development, and public involvement for local and state governments. As a precursor to each of our projects, we seek to understand the community’s sociocultural drivers, interrelationships, and opportunities to produce more equitable and synergistic outcomes.

Vrana Consulting is a Florida corporation established in 2007. The firm is certified by the State of Florida as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and the Florida Department of Transportation as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and is pre-qualified by the Department for Work Types 13.5 – Subarea/Corridor Planning and 13.6 – Land Planning/Engineering.

Areas of Specialization

Vision Processes and Plans
Comprehensive PlansWalkable Places
Neighborhood/Community Strategic Plans
Multimodal Transportation Plans
Sustainability Programs
Economic Development
Downtown Revitalization
Community Impact Assessment
Land Development Regulation
Community Outreach/Public Involvement

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Award of Excellence – Best Practices Category
Guide to Creating & Updating Community Plans in Unincorporated Hillsborough County
American Planning Association County Planning Division & National Association of County Planners
March 2013

Award of Merit – Grassroots Initiative Category 1_SustainableZhills_061112b
Sustainable Zephyrhills Community Action Plan
American Planning Association Florida
September 2012
Project of the Year – Environment Category
Sustainable Zephyrhills Community Action Plan
West Coast Branch, Florida Section American Public Works Association
March 2013
Award of Merit – Going Green! Category
Sustainable Zephyrhills Community Action Plan
Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council
March 2013
Certifications

American Institute of Certified Planners, American Planning Association

Organizations

Florida Planning & Zoning Association
American Planning Association
City of Safety Harbor Planning & Zoning Board
City of Safety Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals
Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce

Special Training

Practical Strategies for Equity Analysis in Transportation Planning, Federal Highway Administration, 2013
Public Involvement Training, Florida Department of Transportation, 2013
Master Sustainable Floridian, University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, 2011
Form-based Code Training, Form-Based Code Institute (ABCs, 201 and 301)
Transit Accessibility and Facilities Design, Florida Department of Transportation, 2010
Post-disaster Redevelopment Planning, Florida Division of Emergency Management, 2010
Efficient Transportation Decision Making (ETDM) Process, Florida Department of Transportation, 2004-2013
Sustainable Community Design Coursework, School of Architecture, University of South Florida, 2001