The Selmon Extension is a 1.6 mile toll lane above the median of Gandy Boulevard in Hillsborough County that will offer a transportation choice for local residents and regional travelers. By separating commuter traffic from local trips, the Selmon Extension will offer safer and smarter regional connectivity while alleviating traffic congestion on Gandy Boulevard and creating greater capacity and access to neighborhoods and businesses.
THEA's Lee Roy Selmon Expressway has been approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) as a connected vehicle test bed, joining a small number of other test bed locations nationwide. The Lee Roy Selmon Expressway is the first toll road to become a test bed and provides the opportunity to test in real world and closed course conditions on the same roadway.
Imagine a transit solution that reduces traffic congestion and pays for itself.
By combining the individual strengths of transit and tolling, Bus Toll Lanes is a public partnership that uses transit capital funds to help build the toll project and then gives transit a share in the toll revenue.
Combining short-term public transit capital project funding with long-term toll revenue and real-world business practices, BTL is an innovationthat creates a financially feasible, self-sustaining public transportation solution.