News & Projects

Important updates / current and future projects.

  • Invitation for Bid # 751-2017 Installation and Improvements of Rural Bus Shelters

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals for Storage Building. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general conditions and requirements details below. TCAT, Inc. has an annual ridership of nearly 4.2 million annual trips and travels 1.6 million miles a year. TCAT, Inc.’s service area covers Tompkins County, which has […]

  • Request for Proposal # 801-2017 Storage Building for Amenities

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals for Storage Building. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general conditions and requirements details below. TCAT, Inc. has an annual ridership of nearly 4.2 million annual trips and travels 1.6 million miles a year. TCAT, Inc.’s service area covers Tompkins County, which has […]

  • Notice of Upcoming Projects

    TCAT will be releasing several bid opportunities over the summer as listed below. If you company has interest in bidding on any of these opportunities please contact the Purchasing Manager, Raymond Lalley via email, rl1@tcatmail.com. Provide your company name, preferred key contact along with phone, email address, and the project(s) of interest. Your company will to be contacted once project is released. […]

  • TCAT 2017 Board Reorganization 1/26/17

    David Howe took over the gavel as chairperson of the TCAT Board of Directors at its first meeting of the year on Thurs., Jan. 26. Howe, assistant dean of finance and administration at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, replaces TCAT Board Member Bill Gray, who served as chair in 2016. Howe has served on […]

  • TCAT’s Winter/Spring service effective 1/22/17

    TCAT’s Winter/Spring service will be in effect from Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, through Sat., May 20, 2017. Passengers should refer to online or printed schedules for specific changes to make sure they are at their bus stops on time. The TCAT Winter/Spring Schedules & Service Guide 2017 is now available online by clicking here. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 Vehicles and equipment will be auctioned at various times so potential buyers should utilize the “follow the seller” function in order to be notified when […]