• TCAT: Route 14 detour effective immediately through 2/21/18

    Due to roadwork at the corner of Chestnut @ Sunrise, Route 14 is being rerouted from Sunrise Dr. to Floral Ave. and Elm St. in both directions. The detour is effective immediately and is expected to last through Wed., Feb. 21. Operators will stop at the intersection of Elm @ Chestnut to accommodate passengers. Signs […]

  • TCAT seeks volunteers interested in accessibility issues to serve on riders’ advisory committee

      TCAT’s Riders’ Advisory Committee is seeking new members to advise staff about fixed-route transit or paratransit issues impacting senior citizens and persons with disabilities. The committee meets from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. the second Monday of every month at the Ithaca-Tompkins Transit Center, 737 Willow Ave., Ithaca.   Anyone interested should contact Patty […]

  • TCAT Winter-Spring Service goes into effect Sun. 1/21/18

    TCAT’s winter-spring service will be in effect from Sun., Jan. 21 through Sat., May 26. Passengers should refer to schedules for specific changes. The TCAT Winter/Spring 2018 Schedules & Service Guide is posted here. The printed Winter/Spring service guides will be distributed at key TCAT bus shelters, including Green St. Station and Seneca St. Station. […]

  • Lincoln St./ Rt. 13 on detour until further notice

    Due to construction, Lincoln St., between Cayuga and Lake St., is closed until further notice prompting the detour of Route 13. Outbound: the Tioga @ Falls stop  relocated  to Falls @ Tioga. Inbound: the Lincoln @ Cayuga stop  relocated across the street to Cayuga @ Lincoln.  

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News & Projects

  • Request for Proposal #201-2018 – Bus Wash System Replacement

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals for the replacement of the bus wash system. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general conditions and requirements details within the attachments below. TCAT, Inc. has an annual ridership of about 4 million annual trips and travels 1.6 million miles a year. TCAT, Inc.’s service […]

  • TCAT Board of Directors reorganizes at first meeting of the year 1/25/18

    Frank P. Proto  took over as chairman of the TCAT Board of Directors at its first meeting of the year on Thurs., Jan. 25. Proto, a former long-time Tompkins County legislator and TCAT board member, follows David Howe, who served as the board’s chairman in 2017. Proto said this year he will place heavy emphasis […]

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