All posts tagged Expressway Authority

Joe Waggoner named to IBTTA Board

MPO Board Member and Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority CEO Joe Waggoner was elected by the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) membership to serve on its Board of Directors. Waggoner said: “I am thrilled and honored that my fellow members of IBTTA have entrusted me with this leadership position. My involvement as a member of…


Expressway Authority Reaching Out

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority‘s (THEA) Selmon Extension is a 1.6-mile two lane tollway, located in the median of Gandy Boulevard. This enhancement will give local residents and regional travelers a choice of using Gandy Boulevard for local destinations or using the Selmon Extension for a direct connection (Eastbound) to the Selmon Expressway or Dale…


New signs point the way on the Selmon Greenway

The Selmon Greenway is fast becoming a jewel of Downtown Tampa and is expected to be an important transportation alternative for people living, working, and visiting downtown. It was designed and paved in 2014 with nearly $500,000 from the Expressway Authority and $1.9 million from a Tiger Grant the City of Tampa received for the…


Driverless vehicles – coming to a road near you?

Imagine vehicles that can steer, brake and drive themselves without the need for human intervention.  Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority Executive Director Joe Waggoner laid out that vision at the September 3rd meeting of the Hillsborough MPO, likening its impact to the introduction of railroads or automobiles. So-called “autonomous vehicles” could feature automatic braking, adaptive cruise control,…

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