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01/10/2021

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While agencies like ours are always striving to make driving safer and to reduce the potential for crashes, there are still dangers to road travel. Complicating safety more is a society of drivers that are attached to their phones. The advantages that a smartphone offers in round the clock accessibility helps us accomplish work outside […]

12/10/2020

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Driving doesn’t have to be a drag. You can turn up the tunes or plug into an inspiring podcast to make your drive more relaxing and enjoyable. Audio books are also a great way to make a commute pass with ease. Before your next road trip or downtown commute, print out our list of top […]

12/01/2020

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Our agency takes an active approach in beautifying our community and activating spaces to cultivate an enhanced enjoyment of our region. Every year, we work with community partners on projects near the Selmon Expressway or one of our other roadways that have been identified as areas in need of enhancement. It might be the construction […]

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 […]

11/07/2020

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Brandon Parkway is a three-mile toll-free parkway that feeds traffic on and off of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway’s Reversible Express Lanes (REL), providing for easy commuting to downtown Tampa. Brandon Parkway connects to Lumsden Road, Providence Road, Town Center Boulevard, and Lakewood Drive. It also provides pedestrian and biking paths that bring options and […]

11/01/2020

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Everything about 2020 seems to be breaking the mold on normal, bringing us into unchartered waters as we navigate how to get together to collaborate and learn in ways that are safe for everyone. That is why we decided to bring our global audience an online experience instead. This year, we will host the FAV […]

10/01/2020

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People, who are new to the state of Florida or just new to SunPass tend to ask the same question: What is the difference between the SunPass Mini vs the SunPass Portable? So, let’s find out together! The SunPass prepaid toll program offers its clients two choices for saving on tolls – SunPass Mini and […]

09/08/2020

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Since July 2019, our agency has been conducting a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study to evaluate capacity improvements along the southernmost section of Selmon Expressway. The study limits extend from the eastern project limit of the Selmon Expressway West Extension Project to the beginning of the six-lane section near the overpass at Whiting Street, […]