Tconnect: App-based, on-demand service extends to Dryden 8/9/21

*Please note: A test roll-out is scheduled for mornings only on Wed., Aug. 4, Thurs., Aug. 5, and Fri., Aug. 6, to give project managers and drivers a chance to work out any issues before the official start date on Mon., Aug. 9. Riders are invited...

Rt 22 for outdoor recreation extends to 7 days a week starting 6/28/21

Rt 22 for outdoor recreation extends to 7 days a week starting 6/28/21

TCAT’s summer-only Route 22 will run seven days a week starting Mon., June 28, and ⸺ for the first time ever ⸺ will offer direct trips between Trumansburg and Taughannock Falls State Park. Note: Route 22’s Sat.-Sun. service has been operating since May 30, with...

TCAT’s 2021 summer service starts May 30

TCAT’s 2021 summer service starts May 30

Please note: TCAT will not operate Mon., May 31, due to the Memorial Day holiday. Normal service resumes Tues., June 1.  TCAT’s summer routes will be in effect Sun., May 30, through Sat., Aug. 21. Routes operating the same schedule are: 13S; 14S; 15; 40; 53; 65 and...

TCAT to ease restrictions on rider capacity, effective May 9

An easing of statewide pandemic restrictions has prompted TCAT to return to full capacity for seating only on all buses starting Sun., May 9. To allow for some measure of social distancing, standing on buses will be prohibited until further notice. Additionally, TCAT...

TCAT celebrates an “electric” Earth Day on the Commons

State and local dignitaries joined TCAT  in the Ithaca Commons on Earth Day, Thurs., April 22, to celebrate the launch of its first-ever battery-electric buses — a major step for the agency in its aim to serve its riders with an all emission-free fleet within the next...

Browse, work, study or play free of charge while riding TCAT

TCAT riders now have access to free Wi-Fi during their transit travels. All but TCAT’s 10 soon-to-be-replaced buses have Wi-Fi capability for those with smart mobile devices, and any new buses joining the fleet will be equipped with the same feature before going into...

County Legislator Dan Klein to lead the TCAT Board of Directors in 2021

TCAT’s 2021 board chairman Dan Klein said he believes TCAT can rebuild ridership and achieve stability while still holding onto its vision for the future. “No doubt, the pandemic has derailed public transit and nearly every other sector of our economy, and we have our...

TCAT spring service effective Sun. 2/7/21-Sat. 5/29/21

 Overview: Routes operating the same schedule are: 11S; 13S; 14; 14S; 15: 20; 36; 37 and 53. Routes not operating are:11N; 83; 84 and 93. TCAT’s on-demand, app-based Tconnect 77 serving the Lansing-Etna area will expand service to Lansing Town Hall area. Routes with...

TCAT asks riders to plan ahead, anticipate delays when ordering passes

Also, expect delays if recharging passes over the phone. However, customers using the online store will still be able to add passes to their fare media that, in most cases, become effective immediately. (In rare cases, the recharging process could take up to 48 hours for the additional passes to post.)