Selmon Greenway: Tampa’s Green Spine

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 […]

THEA is an agency committed to the progress and future of the Tampa Bay region. Along with using our toll revenues to provide our region with a transportation system that provides regional connectivity to our residents and visitors, we also partner with community organizations with beautification projects, economic development strategies, and fostering more STEM education […]

Check out the progress we made on the Selmon Extension in 2019. The Selmon Extension is a 1.9-mile toll lane, located in the median of Gandy Boulevard, which will allow a choice for regional travelers: use Gandy Boulevard for local destinations or use the Selmon Extension for a direct connection (Eastbound) to the Selmon Expressway […]

This month is National Mentoring Month*. National Mentoring Month focuses attention on the need for mentors, as well as how each of us—individuals, businesses, government agencies, schools, faith communities, and nonprofits—can work together to increase the number of mentors to help ensure positive outcomes for our young people. When we reflect on career success or […]

With smartphones becoming a primary tool for offering round the clock accessibility and a way to accomplish work outside of the traditional office, more and more people are accessing their phones while they drive. While this might seem to offer additional productivity, it is a dangerous habit that distracts drivers from focusing all of their […]

December is Road Trip season! Whether you have Winter vacation planned or are visiting your family for the holidays, driving can be an economical (and even fun!) way to get there. Here are our top five tips for planning your next road trip. Give yourself plenty of time. The worst feeling on a road trip […]