• TCAT: Normal service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 1/21/19

    TCAT is operating normal service and administrative offices will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mon., Jan. 21. TCAT encourages local residents to ride the bus to attend the many events scheduled throughout Tompkins County in honor of the great civil rights leader.

  • TCAT’s Winter-Spring Service goes into effect Sun. Jan. 20

    TCAT’s winter-spring service will be in effect from Sun., Jan. 20 through Sat., May, 25. Passengers should check online or printed schedules for specific changes to make sure when to be at their stops. The Winter/Spring 2019 TCAT Schedules & Service Guide will be available online. The printed version will be available in the coming […]

  • 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 […]

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News & Projects

  • TCAT unveils its “Strategic Plan 2018-2030″

     Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT) today released its comprehensive playbook charting the course for improved, integrated and expanded public transportation in Tompkins County through the next several years. TCAT’s “Strategic Plan 2018-2030” outlines both short-term and long-term goals for the agency to be the key driver in meeting a number of challenges driven by […]

  • Notice of RFP for Farebox System Replacement

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, will be releasing a RFP for the Farebox system replacement the early part of 2019. We will be moving the project quickly to get a system in place no later then the end of 2019. If your company is interested in participating […]

  • 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 […]

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