• TCAT Board votes to extend no-fare policy to 5/23/20

    A no-fare policy that went into effect last month to reduce any potential for coronavirus contagion between drivers and riders will be extended to Sat., May 23, which marks the end of TCAT’s spring service period. The TCAT Board of Directors called a special remote conference today and voted unanimously to extend the policy, which Read More »

  • NYS Rt. 366 road closing prompts detour starting 3/30/20

    NYS route 366 between the Five Corners and Hoy Road will be closed for water and sewer repairs tentatively for three weeks. Route 32 (which is now in service Mon.-Sun. will detour using Maple Ave. and  Pine Tree Rd. to East Hill Plaza. (Route 72 is not running.) Route 43 Express trips that use NYS Read More »

  • Shops at Ithaca Mall bus stop relocated Mon.-Sun. starting 3/24/20

    Cayuga Medical Center, Tompkins County Department of Health along with Schuyler Public Health have created a drive-through coronavirus testing center that went into operation on Tues., March 24, in the parking lot at the Shops at Ithaca Mall TCAT’s bus stop, located at the front of the mall (adjacent to former Bon-Ton department store) will Read More »

  • TCAT and Gadabout taking precautions with extra sanitizing of fleet and facilities to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

    TCAT and paratransit provider Gadabout are taking precautions against the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while monitoring updates and heeding advice from health experts. TCAT and Gadabout, both of whom operate out of the same facility at 737 Willow Ave., are adhering to COVID-19 guidelines set forth by numerous agencies. They include the Read More »

  • Winter-Spring service effective Sun. 1/19/20

    TCAT’s winter-spring service will be in effect from Sun., Jan. 19, through Sat., May 23, with mostly minor changes and a return to full operations following reduced service during the holiday break. Passengers should check online or printed schedules for specific changes to make sure when to be at their stops. The Winter/Spring 2020 TCAT Read More »

  • TCAT Board favors airport area to build new facility

    The TCAT Board of Directors voted Thurs., Dec. 5, at its regularly scheduled meeting to place its focus on the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport area as the location of its new facility. Following a site selection report from Wendel consultants, the final choice among seven locations was down to either the airport area at Warren Read More »

  • Where to check for weather-related service announcements

    IF and WHEN bad weather strikes, please check the alerts section of our website or the Public Services Messages on TCAT’s Bus Tracker (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 public Read More »

  • 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 Read More »

  • Notice to Vendors/Contractors – 2019 Projects Pipeline (Revised Sept 2019)

    Within the next six months TCAT will be bidding requirements for the following: Chemical fire suppression system Employee Break Area Cabinetry Replacement Concrete Flooring Restoration for our Garage Computer Upgrades Facility Security Cameras Upgrade Generator Replacement Masonry Repairs IT Internal Infrastructure Upgrade Transit Development Plan TSP Feasibility Study This list is subject to change prior Read More »