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There is a major push to make the electric vehicle a more widespread option for personal and shared vehicles. In Florida, many cities are transitioning their fleets of buses and cars to electric with the goals of reaching targeted adoption percentages as a money-saving initiative and a sustainability measure. The legislation will help encourage more […]

09/22/2021

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Transcribed Broadcast: Bay News 9 reported on the Selmon Extension Beautification with THEA Interview (Sue Chrzan) and Gandy Business Owner (Rosanna Davis) The traffic expert (Chuck Henson) check-ins and shares some information now on a similar lighting project coming soon to another bay area commute. It is tonight’s “Getting There” report. “What’s really cool about […]

09/01/2021

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At the cutting edge of mobility options and services, Florida is continuing to make advancements in Automated, Connected, Electric, and Shared (ACES) transportation technologies. The next decades will be defined by exciting research, policies, implementation programs, and solutions on a local, regional, and statewide level. At the 2021 Florida Autonomous Vehicle Summit from November 29 […]

09/01/2021

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The hurricane season peaks on September 10 as Florida transitions from late summer to early fall. The waterways of Tampa Bay have become more hospitable to tropical systems at this time and everyone needs to be prepared through the end of the season on November 30. We want to share some tips with you to […]

06/14/2021

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On April 19, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) was proud to open our long-anticipated extension of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway, located above the median of Gandy Boulevard in Tampa.  The Extension offers drivers a choice to either use Gandy Boulevard for local, neighborhood trips or to use the overpass for trips that have […]

Spring in Tampa Bay is blooming with fun all along the Selmon Greenway! With the mild temperatures, blue skies, and low humidity, it is easy to understand why March is Florida Bicycle Month. The best way to take advantage of Florida Bicycle Month is to make your weekends a time to find your pedal power! […]

03/10/2021

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 In 2014, the state of Florida passed legislation giving the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) the ability to offer services in counties contiguous to Hillsborough County, including Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Polk Counties. On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, Senator Danny Burgess and Florida House Member Mike Beltran submitted SB 1660/HB 1283, which would rename THEA […]

02/02/2021

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9 SEASONS 78.5 SACKS 380 QB PRESSURES 28.5 FORCED FUMBLES 6 PRO BOWLS With all eyes on the Buccaneers this week for the Super Bowl, we share a nod back to one of their most legendary players, Lee Roy Selmon. Lee Roy Selmon was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ first overall pick in the 1976 draft. […]

11/14/2020

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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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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 […]