Meridian Parkway: A Vital Part of Downtown Tampa

Just a few years ago, Downtown Tampa was a place where people only came to for work. There were very few viable residential properties, limited green space, and most of the businesses existed only to support the commuting population. Today, community leaders, real estate developers, and City officials have been working hard to change the […]

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that nine percent of all drivers at any given time are using cell phones, and the National Safety Council estimates about one in four motor vehicle crashes involve cell phone use at the time of the crash. Cell phone distracted driving has become a serious public health threat. […]

Hours on the Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes For Saturday, January 30, 2016 To help facilitate the flow of traffic during the Gasparilla Celebration, please be advised of changes to Reversible Express Lanes normal operating hours. On Saturday, January 30, 2016 – The REL will be turned westbound (toward Tampa) at 9 am. Then at […]

Media Alert Contact Information: Susan Chrzan 813-272-6740 Hours on the Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes For Saturday, January 30, 2016 Tampa, January 13, 2016 – To help facilitate the flow of traffic during the Gasparilla Celebration, please be advised of changes to Reversible Express Lanes normal operating hours. On Saturday, January 30, 2016 – The […]

We know how dangerous texting and driving is because we see the statistics. We also know that behind every statistic are real-life people with family, emotions and their own life stories. Texting and driving is very dangerous. Your eyes are off the road for seconds at a time and your mind is completely involved in […]

In this day and age, when everyone has too many emails and too many places to be, distracted driving is a real problem and dangerous. If you have gotten into the habit of using your car as your home office or beauty parlor, here our THEA tips for safer driving. 1.    Identify your “distracted” habits […]

How you start the day matters. It sets the course for your whole day including how you feel and how you treat other people. If you feel rushed as you leave for your morning commute, you are more likely to drive in an impatient manner that affects others. Here are THEA’s tips to help you […]

We are so honored to have been chosen as a 2015 Urban Excellence Award winner by the Tampa Downtown Partnership. Being a part of the growth of the Tampa Bay community and making the downtown more connected, is a core belief of our organization. Our collaboration with AIA Design Week allowed us to feature the […]

The Selmon West Extension project is one of several potential projects that Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has on their first-ever five-year work program. The Selmon Extension is a 1.6-mile toll lane that runs above the median of Gandy Boulevard that will allow a choice for local residents and regional travelers: use Gandy Blvd. for local […]

According to the FCC, distracted driving accounted for 16% of all fatal crashes in 2008 and 21% of accidents involving injuries. Music, cell phones and passengers are the biggest concerns to distract a young driver. Talk to them about setting boundaries for their passengers such as setting appropriate noise levels and calming down in-car rowdiness. […]