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  • TCAT making headway to alleviate bus shortages by teaming up with local charter company

    TCAT has teamed up with Fitzgerald Brothers, a local charter service that is leasing TCAT two 37-foot buses to help alleviate bus shortages that have been causing service disruptions. Effective today, TCAT is using the Fitzgerald buses on its rural routes serving Enfield, Trumansburg, Lansing, Dryden, Caroline and Newfield during a.m. and p.m. peak time […]

  • 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’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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Where to check for updates during inclement weather

    IF and WHEN bad weather strikes, please check the alerts section of our website or the Public Services Messages on the Bus Tracker Website (on bottom left) for updates regarding snow detours and canceled service. You can also download the MyStop app for your mobile device and view or register to receive rider alerts and […]