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January 24, 2023

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Categories: THEA Cares

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) was established by the Florida Legislature on July 1, 1963, as a transportation option to bring roadway infrastructure projects online sooner using non-conventional funding. Since then, the Tampa Bay region has evolved and changed from a sleepy West Coast Florida town to one of the most attractive places in […]

THEA is excited to announce the 2023 USF-E Bridge Building Competition taking place at the University of South Florida College of Engineering EXPO! This competition supports THEA’s engagement with the Selmon STEM Scholarship (S3) Program, a program designed in honor of the late Lee Roy Selmon. THEA created the S3 program to honor Mr. Selmon’s […]

January 5, 2023

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Categories: THEA News

January 4, 2023 (Tampa, Fla.) – The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is launching a public survey to help determine features that should be included in the design plan for green space underneath the Selmon Expressway at Bay to Bay Boulevard and MacDill Avenue. A few years back, THEA worked with neighborhood associations to activate […]

January 2, 2023

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Categories: Connecting Communities

It’s a new year, so that means it’s a fresh start. This year, it’s time to get active, follow through with your resolutions, and start living a healthy lifestyle. Tampa Bay is the perfect place to be, with great weather all year round, various places to exercise outdoors, and several neighborhood markets for fresh food. […]

January 2, 2023

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Categories: Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

The Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit is the premier venue to promote the most advanced technology being researched and implemented in automated, connected, electric, and shared (ACES) fields. Featured experts from around the world addressed groundbreaking transportation technologies and what to expect as these technologies become implemented in Florida and across the country. Here are […]

November 29, 2022

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Categories: Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

Florida continues to be a leader in advancing cutting-edge Automated, Connected, Electric, and Shared (ACES) transportation technologies.   This year is the 10th annual Florida Automated Vehicles Summit hosted by the Jacksonville Transportation Authority. This event takes place December 14th – 16th at the Omni Amelia Island Resort, just a short drive from downtown Jacksonville, Fla. […]

November 28, 2022

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Categories: Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

The 2022 Florida Automated Vehicle Summit is right around the corner! Still on the fence about registering? Check out the top three reasons to go to the #2022FAVSummit! 1. There is no longer a 30-year plan – Technology and innovation are happening now. The FAV Summit assembles nationally-recognized experts and industry leaders to discuss the […]

November 14, 2022

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Categories: Connected Vehicles, CV Pilot Program

September 30th, 2022, marked the end of a seven-year initiative by the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) with $27 million in funding from USDOT, FDOT, and THEA. The Pilot began in 2015 when the agency began the innovative project to implement connected vehicle (CV) technology in real-life scenarios using the Selmon Expressway as a living […]