News & Projects

Important updates / current and future projects.

  • 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 (518) 437-6840 Bill Carpenter, NYPTA Vice President (585) 654-0607 Robert Zerrillo, NYPTA Policy Director (518) 434-9060 Albany, NY — The New York Public Transit Association (NYPTA) released a report today documenting […]

  • RFP to sublease space at Green Street Station

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT) is welcoming proposals for a vendor or organization to sublease space at our state-of-the-art Green Street Station combined public transit passenger waiting area and commercial space strategically located within the Cayuga Green Complex at 131 East Green Street in Ithaca, NY 14850. Green Street Station is TCAT’s No. 1 […]

  • 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 […]