News & Projects

Important updates / current and future projects.

  • IFB #901-2019 Towing Service Provider

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming bids to provide towing services for its transit buses, cutaway buses, and support vehicles. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general information and expected requirements within the attachment below. IFB: IFB 901-2019 Towing Service Provider w Federal Required Clauses Questions are open […]

  • IFB #702-2019 Asphalt, Cold Patch Repairs (Parking Lot)

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals to repair parking lot at 737 Willow Ave. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general information and expected requirements within the attachment below. IFB: IFB 702-2019 Asphalt Repairs to Parking Lot w Fed Clauses Parking Lot Map: 003-A2_Site_Asphalt Repair for IFB […]

  • RFP #401-2019 Farebox Replacement

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals to provide farebox replacement to support fare collections associated with transit operations. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general information and expected requirements within the attachment below. RFP: TCAT RFP 401-2019 Farebox System Replacement_Fed Pricing Table: 401-2019 Price_Proposal_Forms_Blank Addendum 1: RFP […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]