News & Projects

Important updates / current and future projects.

  • Route 15: Error in Printed Schedule

    Attention Route 15 passengers: Please note there is *no* weekday Rt. 15 trip departing Seneca @ Commons at 3:51pm. This trip was printed in the Summer 2016 Ride Guide in error.  Additionally, there *is* a weekday Rt. 15 trip departing Seneca @ Commons at 5:51pm.  This trip was omitted from the Summer 2016 Ride Guide […]

  • TCAT’s 2016 Summer Service effective Sun., 5/22 through Sat., 8/20

    TCAT’s summer service will be in effect Sun., May 22, through Sat., Aug. 20, with several changes and service reductions from last year’s summer service period. Reductions and adjustments were needed to address bus operator shortages. The changes include trimming trips or making adjustments to 20 of TCAT’s 33 routes to include Routes: 10, 11, […]

  • Award Notice for TCAT’s Integrated CAD/AVL System with Real-Time Customer Information

    After careful consideration, Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. is awarding the contract for the TCAT, Inc.’s Integrated CAD/AVL System with Real-Time Customer Information (RFP 002-2014) to Avail Technologies, Inc. Award of this contract was accepted via resolution at TCAT, Inc.’s Board of Directors Meeting on June 25, 2015. Avail Technologies, Inc. was chosen as the […]

  • Request for Proposal: Facility Planning and Needs Assessment Project

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc., is welcoming proposals from experienced transportation-focused consultants/engineering firms for services including, but not limited to, assisting with facility plan reviews needs assessments associated with TCAT, Inc.’s Transit Center facility located at 737 Willow Ave., Ithaca, NY.  The project includes thorough assessment of TCAT, Inc.’s facility to include: bus storage; maintenance […]

  • Request for Proposal (002-2015): ADA Paratransit Services

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.) a public transit bus system, based in Ithaca, NY, is soliciting proposals from professional service providers to operate paratransit vehicles, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. TCAT, Inc. operates 33 bus routes (all fixed routes with the exception of one demand-and-response route), 22.5 […]