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NYPTA (New York Public Transit Association): www.nytransit.org
APTA (American Public Transportation Association): www.apta.com
Federal Transit Administration: www.fta.dot.gov
NYSDOT Transit Bureau: www.nysdot.gov
The Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Tompkins County. The ITCTC is charged with facilitating county-wide transportation planning.
Contact: Fernando de Aragón, Executive Director
121 E. Court St.,
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone at (607) 274-5570
Web site: www.tompkins-co.org/itctc
Ithaca Carshare: a membership service offering 24/7 self-serve access to fuel efficient cars and a truck located in Ithaca, NY.
Contact: Jennifer Dotson, Ithaca Carshare Executive Director
P.O. Box 418
Ithaca, NY 14851-0418
Web site: ithacacarshare.org
Vanpool: TCAT has contracted with VPSI, Inc., based in Troy, Mich., to provide the vehicles and administrative support for a community vanpool program. A vanpool is a group of 7 to 15 people who commute together on a regular basis in a commuter van. The commuters live near each other and/or work near each other. Typically, although not always, these commuters do not live close to a fixed bus route.
Contact: Jesse Kafka, VPSI Representative
Web site: www.vRide.com
Working Adults Transportation Assistance, through Mobility Program, Tompkins County Department of Social Services: If you work or are looking for work , you can get two months of discounted gas cards up to a 50% discount . To qualify: receive Food stamps or Medicaid or have household income less than 200 percent of federal poverty level. (DSS can look this up for you); an adult working or looking for work; you live in Tompkins County; and you are a U.S. citizen or have immigration status.
Contact: Cynthia Kloppel, Mobility Program Specialist, Tompkins County DSS
Human Services Building
320 W. State and Martin Luther King Streets
Ithaca, NY, 14850
MV-1 Taxi Service
Service is available 7 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.
Expanded days of service are anticipated for the near
Regular taxi fares apply.
Room for 4 (3 seated & 1 wheelchair) passengers.
To request a ride in your power or standard wheelchair on the MV-1 Taxi, call Ithaca Dispatch at 607-277-7777.
Way2Go is transforming our community's culture of transportation so that everyone can meet their transportation needs in a more fair and sustainable way. One-on-one or through workshops and events, Way2Go helps people save money, stress less, and go green. We also provide 1-on-1 trip planning and work with service providers to improve mobility services in our region
Way2Go Program Manager
(607) 272-2292 x150