THEA Cares: Pedestrian Safety

A good city design has many transportation modalities to choose from that help people get safely to their destinations. Options to walk, bike, drive, ride, and share should all be part of the plan without having to compromise safety or an abundance of time. When we design our parkways, we are looking at the overall […]

In recent years, Hyde Park Village has stood out as the jewel of South Tampa. With its historic bungalow homes, oak-lined streets, and popular shopping district, the neighborhood has become an enjoyable place for residents and visitors. Part of the charm is the walkability of the neighborhood and we worked with neighborhood partners to improve […]

April 22nd is Earth Day! While automobile driving obviously has an impact on the environmental impact, one of the ways THEA is committed to reducing carbon emissions and thus reduces air pollution. By leading Florida by installing all electronic tolling and increasing green spaces, like the Selmon Greenway, THEA makes our impact on the planet […]

Summer begins the peak season for road construction work across America. Road work is a dangerous job. It often takes place at night with low visibility, and drivers are zooming past work sites, often in a hurry or distracted from the road. In 2017, 799 people were killed in work zone fatalities, including 132 road […]

Since 2013, texting while driving has been illegal in Florida, but it was always considered a secondary offense. That meant that officers could only issue a driver a ticket for texting if they were also violating another law. In July 2019, Florida became the 45th state to make texting while driving a primary offense. Officers […]

Have you checked out the Selmon Greenway yet? No? Well, what are you waiting for? The Selmon Greenway is a great way to get around town — whether on foot or bike — all while enjoying the Florida sunshine. The Selmon Greenway is a shaded 1.7-mile multi-use trail runs east-west from Ybor City, through the […]

Prominently displayed at the entrance of the Selmon Greenway pocket park is a life-size bronze statue of Lee Roy Selmon. The statue, commissioned by the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority and created by sculptor Joel Randell, was dedicated in June 2019 honoring Selmon’s legacy in Tampa.  Nationally renowned artist, Joel Randell, sculpts oil-based clay to the […]

How to Give Your Dog CPR 1. Position Your Dog For Treatment Lay your dog on a stable, flat surface with their right side down. Straighten their head and neck as best you can to create a direct passage for their airway. Pull the tongue forward so that it rests against the back of their […]

It’s almost time for our favorite event of the year, the USF-Selmon Balsa Bridge Design Competition. An annual event, the competition is hosted by USF’s College of Engineering and sponsored by THEA at USF’s Engineering Expo. The competition is open to all High School and Middle School students in the Tampa Bay area. The competition […]

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