News

  • TCAT’s 2015 Fall Service goes into effect Sun., Aug. 23

    TCAT’s fall service, along with typical academic year changes, will be in effect from Sun. Aug. 23 Sat., Jan. 16. Passengers should refer to the printed or online schedules for specific changes. All new schedules will be posted and the TCAT Fall Schedules & Service Guide is already posted by clicking TCAT Schedule & Service […]

  • Cornell to up payments for CU fares by $500,000 over next three years

    Joint Statement from TCAT and Cornell A Memorandum of Understanding between Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT) and Cornell University was signed in late June formalizing Cornell’s volume discount payments over the next three years, and pledging to begin talks on a new agreement to cover volume discount payments beyond 2018. As previously outlined by […]

  • TCAT, Inc. Helps State Celebrate Start of Taughannock Falls State Park Overlook Revitalization

    From left to right: TCAT Board Chair Frank Proto: TCAT Service Development Manager Doug Swarts; TCAT Acting General Alice Eccleston: NY State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey; NY State Finger Lakes Region Director Fred Bonn; TCAT Service Analyst Matt Yarrow. TCAT Board Chairman Frank Proto and TCAT Acting General Manager Alice Eccleston joined numerous dignitaries, including […]

  • TCAT Needs Your Help!

    Contact your State Senators and Assembly members to request that they support increased transit funding for TCAT and transit agencies across New York in the state budget. TCAT and its state transit association, the New York Public Transit Association, need the help of all our transit systems, business partners and stakeholders. The State Senate and […]

  • TCAT bus operators lauded for action in alleged abduction

    TCAT Transit Supervisors Mike Smith and Phil Smith today lauded the actions of two TCAT bus operators who acted on a New York State Amber Alert, which led to the safe custody of two children allegedly abducted by their father in Tompkins County Tuesday afternoon. Upon learning about the alleged abduction via an Amber Alert, […]

  • NYPTA Releases Report On Transit Infrastructure Needs

    Additional Investment Needed to Preserve and Expand Transit in Upstate & Downstate Communities For Immediate Release Contact: Carm Basile, NYPTA President carmb@cdta.org (518) 437-6840 Bill Carpenter, NYPTA Vice President bcarpenter@rgrta.com (585) 654-0607 Robert Zerrillo, NYPTA Policy Director rzerrillo@nytransit.org (518) 434-9060 Albany, NY — The New York Public Transit Association (NYPTA) released a report today documenting […]

  • Cornell to up payments for TCAT passes

    TCAT is pleased to announce that Cornell University has committed to increase its fare payment to TCAT, Inc. for the next three years by a total of $1,125,000. At present, Cornell pays nearly $2.6 million each year via a volume discount plan for passes added to ID cards for students, employees and retirees either via […]

  • IC Students ROCK a TCAT bus

    The very talented Ithaca College Choir recently spent an afternoon TCAT where they got on the bus to show their appreciation with their song “I’m on a bus,” a slick parody of The Lonely Island’s “I’m on a boat.” “TCAT look at me, never thought I’d see the day, when a big bus would come […]