News

  • UPDATE: TCAT to add stops during East Ave. detour slated through 5/8/16

    To address passenger concerns and to provide more convenience, TCAT has established additional stops, starting Thurs., April 28, along the detoured routes impacted by the East Ave. construction project. East Ave., between Tower Road and near the Lincoln Hall driveway near University Ave., has been closed to all vehicle traffic, to include TCAT buses and […]

  • TCAT’S 2016 board reorganized with Bill Gray as chairperson

    Former top City of Ithaca official and long-time local transit proponent Bill Gray took over the helm as chairperson of the nine-member TCAT, Inc. Board of Directors at its first regular board meeting of the year on Thurs., Jan. 28. The TCAT Board of Directors in December elected Gray, who has served on the board […]

  • 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 […]