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‘THEA Cares’ Category

06/20/2022

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Categories: THEA Cares

THEA is committed to supporting economic development in the Tampa Bay area through our services and products. THEA’s Small Business Enterprise (SBE) policy, including disadvantaged businesses (DBE) in addition to minority and women-owned businesses (MWBE), provides mechanisms to enhance procurement contracting opportunities for these diverse populations.  For the past six consecutive years, our toll agency […]

11/01/2021

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Categories: Driving Tips, THEA Cares

Between 2015 and 2018, more than 2,000 people died from wrong-way driving (WWD) accidents, AAA noted in a recent report. Though WWD crashes are less frequent than other types of accidents, they often involve more than one vehicle and lead to multiple fatalities or serious injuries.  To help decrease these types of accidents, the Florida […]

05/05/2021

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Categories: THEA Cares, THEA News, Vision Zero

In October, Major Jane Castor announced the City of Tampa’s commitment to Vision Zero. The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has always been committed to safety for all modes of transportation and is happy to continue helping the City of Tampa reach its Vision Zero goals.  THEA initiated multiple project-specific safety enhancements aiming to reduce […]

02/22/2021

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Categories: THEA Cares, THEA News

The Tampa Bay region continues to expand with an influx of new residents in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In 2020, Tampa Bay gained about 47,000 new people, marking this as a year that attracted one of the highest amounts of new residents gained in any year in the last decade. THEA is preparing […]