Sensors and wireless communication devices will improve pedestrian safety at the midblock crosswalk on Twiggs Street at the Hillsborough County Courthouse.
Lee Roy Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes
Traffic tie-ups at intersection of East Twiggs Street, Meridian Avenue and the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes (REL) increase the risk of rear-end crashes. Drivers on the REL who participate in the Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot will receive a warning when they are approaching the intersection at an unsafe speed.
Tampa CV Pilot Curve Queues
Traffic tie-ups at the downtown terminus of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway Reversible Express Lanes (REL) increase the risk of rear-end crashes. Drivers on the REL who participate in the Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot will receive a warning when motorists on the road ahead have suddenly slowed down or come to a stop.
TECO Line Streetcar System
The Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot will equip TECO Line streetcars with devices that enable them to detect connected vehicles and pedestrians. Streetcar operators will receive a warning when a car or pedestrian is about to cross the track ahead, reducing the risk of a collision.
Pedestrian Safety East Twiggs Street
The Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot will install sensors and wireless communication devices at several downtown crosswalks to improve pedestrian safety and mobility.
THEA CV Award
On September 14, 2015, Florida Senator Bill Nelson and U.S. Transportation Undersecretary Peter Rogoff joined Tampa Bay area transportation leaders to announce THEA’s connected vehicle pilot program.
THEA Executive Director Joe Waggoner
THEA Executive Director Joe Waggoner describes progress on the connected vehicle pilot program at the 2015 Florida Automated Vehicles Summit in Jacksonville, Florida.
Site Visit REL
On January 19-20, 2016, Federal Highway Administration officials visited several of the sites where THEA plans to deploy connected vehicle technology