Alerts

  • College Ave. detour lifted noon today 12/7/18

    All routes and bus stops are back to normal effective noon, Fri., Dec. 7, following a more than two-week construction project at the 100-block of College Ave. TCAT thanks riders for their patience.

  • Albany St. Detour Ended. Buses have resumed using Albany St.

    Starting Wednesday, November 21, Albany Street will reopen for use.  All routes that normally use Albany Street can resume normal routing.  This will also include the 14, which can use Seneca/Albany/State. Thank you for your patience with this project. In the near future, we will have a new bus shelter added to the Salvation Army […]

  • Where to check for updates during inclement weather

    IF and WHEN bad weather strikes, please go to TCAT’s Bus Tracker to see up-to-date public service messages (on bottom left) to determine WHETHER any of these detours are active. OR if there are any other system-wide changes. Meantime, when it’s wintry, expect sporadic delays system-wide. Dress warm. Be at your bus on time. Please […]

  • Route 36: Last trip is now 5 minutes earlier

    Effective Monday, November 12, timing on the last route 36 trip will be shifted 5 minutes earlier. Route 36 will continue to leave Green Street at 5:40 pm, but will depart 5 minutes earlier from all other stops on the last trip. TCAT apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

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News & Projects

  • Number of year-to-date passenger trips hit 4 million mark

    As the year winds down TCAT’s ridership continues to edge upward. And for the first time in five years, TCAT is exceeding previous-year numbers, thanks to Cornell University riders. On Thurs. afternoon, Dec. 6, year-to-date ridership hit the 4 million mark, a numerical threshold TCAT first met in 2012 and was since able to maintain […]

  • Invitation for Bid #851-2018 Fluids for Maintenance Operations

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals to provide bid for fluids used to support transit maintenance operations. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general information and expected requirements within the attachment below. IFB : 851-2018 Fluids for Transit Bus Maintenance w Federal Clauses Bids must be received […]

  • Request for Proposal #1801-2018 Direct Bus Lift Replacements

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals to replace three aging bus lifts. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general information and expected requirements within the attachment below. RFP: TCAT RFP 1801-2018 Direct Bus Lift Replacements w Fed Clauses Pre-bid meeting is December 11, 2018 at the main […]

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