News & Projects

Important updates / current and future projects.

  • TCAT invites passengers to weigh in on different set demo seats

    Since August, passengers on the TCAT Bus No. 1118 have noticed two rows of seats that look out of place. Now there are three sets of seats from a different manufacturer that also look different from the rest on the very same bus. TCAT Interim Maintenance Manager Jim Caco’s team recently installed state-of-the-art seats, manufactured […]

  • Notice to Suppliers: Request for Proposals (RFP #101-2016) Design and Engineering Services for In-Ground Hoist and Bus Wash

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals from design and engineering firms for services to install two in-ground, heavy-duty hoists and a replacement bus wash system. TCAT, Inc. has compiled a general scope of work (SOW) and current drawings of the facility at 737 Willow Avenue, […]

  • TCAT 2016 Fall Service Goes into effect 8/21/16

    TCAT’s fall service, along with typical academic year changes, will be in effect from Sun., Aug. 21, 2016, through Sat., Jan. 21, 2017. Due to bus operator shortages, TCAT was forced to reduce summer service beyond typical reductions for the summer service period when most students are out of town. TCAT is pleased to report […]

  • TCAT invites passengers to weigh in on demo seating

    Passengers who board TCAT Bus No. 1118 may notice two rows of seats that look a little out of place. TCAT Interim Maintenance Manager Jim Caco, shown above, and his team this week installed state-of-the-art seats, manufactured by Michigan-based American Seating Co., for riders to test out and give their feedback. The seats will be […]

  • Notice of Sale of Surplus Vehicles and Equipment on eBay

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT), a publicly funded, not-for-profit transit agency based in Ithaca, NY, is selling used transit buses, cars, trucks and other equipment on eBay at http://www.ebay.com/usr/tcat_ithaca Surplus stock for sale includes, but is not limited to: YEAR/ MAKE 2001 – NOVA 2001 – NOVA 2001 – NOVA 2006  -FORD E-450 2007  […]