Alerts

  • Where to check for updates during inclement weather

    TCAT has pre-established snow detours for Routes 11, 14, 36, 51, 92 & 93. IF and WHEN bad weather strikes, please click TCAT’s Bus Tracker to see up-to-date public service messages (on bottom left) to determine WHETHER any of these detours are active. OR if there are any other system-wide changes. Meantime, anticipate sporadic delays […]

  • TCAT will not operate on Thanksgiving Day 11/22/18; modified service on Fri. 11/23/18

    TCAT will not operate service and administrative offices will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thurs., Nov. 22, so that all TCAT employees can enjoy the holiday with family and friends. On Friday, Nov. 23, TCAT routes will operate on a shortened schedule. Administrative offices will be open during normal business hours from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

  • Route 36: Last trip is now 5 minutes earlier

    Effective Monday, November 12, timing on the last route 36 trip will be shifted 5 minutes earlier. Route 36 will continue to leave Green Street at 5:40 pm, but will depart 5 minutes earlier from all other stops on the last trip. TCAT apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • Intercity bus service downtown relocation expected to have little impact on TCAT

    TCAT expects little to no disruption of service at Green St. Station, adjacent to where the county’s intercity bus hub will be relocated effective Mon., Oct. 1. In a plan worked out by the City of Ithaca, intercity bus companies, TCAT and other stakeholders, drop-off, pick-up service for CoachUSA, Greyhound and Trailways is being relocated […]

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News & Projects

  • Invitation for Bid #851-2018 Fluids for Maintenance Operations

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals to provide bid for fluids used to support transit maintenance operations. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general information and expected requirements within the attachment below. IFB : 851-2018 Fluids for Transit Bus Maintenance w Federal Clauses Bids must be received […]

  • Request for Proposal #1801-2018 Direct Bus Lift Replacements

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals to replace three aging bus lifts. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general information and expected requirements within the attachment below. RFP: TCAT RFP 1801-2018 Direct Bus Lift Replacements w Fed Clauses Pre-bid meeting is December 11, 2018 at the main […]

  • Ithaca College/ S. Hill residents: How can we make Route 11 a better ride?

    TCAT is trying to figure out why one of is major routes — Route 11 serving Ithaca College and the South Hill area — is losing ridership. To that end, TCAT is asking current and would-be Route 11 riders to click on  TCAT Route 11 survey  to help planners strategize and reverse the trend. System-wide, […]

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