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  • TCAT “Transit Awareness Day” 6/18/19 at TCPL

    The public is invited to celebrate TCAT Transit Awareness Day at an open house from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tues., June 18, at Borg-Warner East Community Room, Tompkins County Public Library, 101 E. Green St., Ithaca. TCAT General Manager Scot Vanderpool is scheduled at around 5 p.m. to reveal a new policy to reduce […]

  • Saturday Rt. 22 service to beautiful county parks starts June 1

    Tompkins County residents and visitors are urged to escape the city heat this summer and board Route 22 for a cool and convenient ride to the area’s scenic gorges, parks and waterfalls. Starting June 1, Route 22 will offer Saturday service, which will also include four trips to and from the Commons and Buttermilk Falls […]

  • TCAT’s Summer Service in effect Sun., May 26-Sat., Aug. 24

    TCAT’s summer routes go into on Sun., May 26, with the exception of  Route 30 (weekdays only) and Route 70 (weekends only), which will continue following spring schedules until June 10, when College Ave. construction is set to begin. Routes this summer have been designed to accommodate major construction projects that, in addition to College […]

  • Ducson Nguyen to lead TCAT Board of Directors in 2019

      Community leader Ducson Nguyen took over as chairperson of the TCAT Board of Directors at its first meeting of the year Thursday night with a promise of “significant, but exciting challenges” ahead as the transit agency ramps ups to expand, improve and meet the demands of the future. Nguyen, a software engineer and Ithaca […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]