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11/14/2020

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Categories: THEA News

Major cities are experiencing unprecedented population growth, exacerbating their already substantial problems in providing essential services. This volume draws on the significant advances in technologies and management strategies made in recent decades to suggest ways to improve urban life and services. One of the biggest challenges world-class cities face is how to address transportation to […]

11/09/2020

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Categories: THEA News

Our agency spearheaded the THEA Connected Vehicle Pilot aiming to improve traffic safety for vehicles and pedestrians and also decrease the commute time in Tampa’s Central Business District. Tampa was the first out of three cities to deploy the pilot and the only one to deliver on time to the USDOT. We are now moving […]

11/07/2020

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Categories: THEA News

Brandon Parkway is a three-mile toll-free parkway that feeds traffic on and off of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway’s Reversible Express Lanes (REL), providing for easy commuting to downtown Tampa. Brandon Parkway connects to Lumsden Road, Providence Road, Town Center Boulevard, and Lakewood Drive. It also provides pedestrian and biking paths that bring options and […]

11/01/2020

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Categories: THEA News

Everything about 2020 seems to be breaking the mold on normal, bringing us into unchartered waters as we navigate how to get together to collaborate and learn in ways that are safe for everyone. That is why we decided to bring our global audience an online experience instead. This year, we will host the FAV […]

09/08/2020

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Tags: THEA News

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Categories: THEA News

Since July 2019, our agency has been conducting a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study to evaluate capacity improvements along the southernmost section of Selmon Expressway. The study limits extend from the eastern project limit of the Selmon Expressway West Extension Project to the beginning of the six-lane section near the overpass at Whiting Street, […]

THEA is Driving Tampa Forward by Vincent Cassidy Despite the recent slowdown due to COVID-19, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is preparing for our region’s growth. Over the past decade, we have seen an 80% increase in traffic on the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway. That growth and the predicted 700,000 new County residents by […]

08/03/2020

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Categories: Selmon Greenway

While we know people love their cars and there is some security in using your own private vehicles during the COVID-19 pandemic, we also know that having good, connective paths for walking and biking is crucial in great cities. We know that Tampa IS a great city and our agency continues to invest in making […]

We are excited to announce our partnership with Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) to use Connected Vehicle (CV)-ready Hyundai vehicles in the CV Pilot deployment. The Hyundai America Technical Center is focused on research and development. They share our passion for engineering excellence and technological advancement. Working together, we will demonstrate how auto manufacturers […]