Transportation Resources

  • Resources


    NYPTA (New York Public Transit Association): www.nytransit.org

    APTA (American Public Transportation Association): www.apta.com

    Federal Transit Administration: www.fta.dot.gov

    NYSDOT Transit Bureau: www.nysdot.gov

  • Vanpool


    TCAT has contracted with VPSI, Inc., based in Troy, Mich., to provide the vehicles and administrative support for a community vanpool program. A vanpool is a group of 7 to 15 people who commute together on a regular basis in a commuter van. The commuters live near each other and/or work near each other. Typically, although not always, these commuters do not live close to a fixed bus route.

    Contact: Jesse Kafka
    VPSI Representative
    Phone: 1-800-VAN-RIDE
    Web site: www.vRide.com

  • Ithaca Carshare


    A membership service offering 24/7 self-serve access to fuel efficient cars and a truck located in Ithaca, NY.

    Contact: Jennifer Dotson
    Ithaca Carshare Executive Director
    P.O. Box 418
    Ithaca, NY 14851-0418
    (607)-277-3210
    Web site: ithacacarshare.org
    Email: infor@ithacashare.org

  • ITCTC


    The Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Tompkins County. The ITCTC is charged with facilitating county-wide transportation planning.

    Contact: Fernando de Aragón
    Executive Director
    121 E. Court St.,
    Ithaca, NY 14850
    Phone at (607) 274-5570
    Web site: www.tompkins-co.org/itctc
    Email: itctc@tompkins-co.org

  • MV-1 Taxi Service


    Service is available 7 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.

    For service from 5 PM to 2 AM Sunday through Thursday, you must call 24 hours in advance. (Service is subject to availability).

    For service on Fridays after 5 p.m., you must call 48 hours in advance. (Service is subject to availability).

    When calling Ithaca Dispatch to make your 24-hour or 48-hour reservation, for after 5 PM pick-up reservations; please call 607-277-2842 Monday through Friday between 9 PM and 4 PM. On weekends call, 607-277-7777.

    Regular tax fares apply. Room for 4 (3 seated and 1 wheelchair) passengers.

  • Way2Go


    Transforming our community’s culture of transportation so that everyone can meet their transportation needs in a more fair and sustainable way. One-on-one or through workshops and events, Way2Go helps people save money, stress less, and go green. We also provide 1-on-1 trip planning and work with service providers to improve mobility services in our region

    http://ccetompkins.org/community/way2go

    Contact: Jonahan Maddison
    Way2Go Program Manager
    Cornell Cooperative Extension, Tompkins County
    615 Willow Ave., Ithaca, NY 14850
    607-272-2292 ext. 199

    Way2Go.org

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