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ADA & Paratransit

ADA Paratransit Service

TCAT ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Paratransit Services provides door-to-door, demand-responsive transportation for people with disabilities.

Only people who (because of their disabling condition) cannot use the TCAT public transit system are eligible for ADA Paratransit.

Service runs the same hours and the same areas as the TCAT bus system.

$2.00 per one-way trip within one zone
$3.00 for one-way travel across multiple zones

Contact the ADA Transit Coordinator for an eligibility application:

ADA Eligibility

You may be eligible to receive ADA para-transit services. Just print out the ADA paratransit certification application, fill it out and mail it to us at TCAT.

Click here to download PDF version of the ADA application (8.5x11). This form has been prepared with fields so you have the following options:

1. Print out the application and fill it out by hand. Submit the hard copy to TCAT.

2. Fill in the fields right on your computer using Adobe Acrobat and either

        • click the submit button to email from directly from your email exchange server

        • save the completed application to your desktop and  use a web-based email account
          (ex. yahoo, gmail, hotmail) to email from to:

        • print out completed form and submit hard copy to TCAT.



Gadabout is a non-profit, door-to-door, demand-responsive service for people aged sixty and older, and for disabled residents of Tompkins County.

Service runs from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Ride reservations must be made no later than 11:00 a.m. the business day prior to the requested trip.

$1.50 per one-way trip within one zone
$2.00 for one-way travel across multiple zones

For more information, or to request a ride, call Gadabout:

Telephone Numbers

TCAT ADA Paratransit Coordinator 277-9388×420
Gadabout information and scheduling 273-1878
Fax 277-9551
TDD 277-9766


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