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  • No Service Memorial Day, Mon., 5/29/17

    TCAT will not operate service and administrative offices will be closed on Mon., May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Service will resume and offices will reopen Tues., May 30. TCAT operates 360 days a year with the exception of Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

  • Route 51 detour for Cornell commencement Sun., 5/28/17

    Cornell University’s 149th Commencement ceremonies will prompt the detour of Route 51 all day Sun., May 28. Route 51 outbound and inbound will be on detour using Mitchell St., Ithaca Rd (Route 366), Maple Ave, to East Hill Plaza. This route will not be able to make bus stops along College Ave., Collegetown, Central Campus […]

  • TCAT’s Summer Service goes into effect Sun. 5/21

    TCAT’s summer service will be in effect from Sun., May 21, 2017, through Sat., Aug., 19, 2017. TCAT normally reduces service in the summer as most college students, many of whom are TCAT riders, leave the area for summer break. Passengers should refer to online or printed schedules for specific changes to make sure that […]

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News & Projects


    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming bids for bus shelters. Bid package containing submittal requirements are available at TCAT, Inc.’s Purchasing Department by calling (607) 277-9388 (Extension 540), email at: rl1@tcatmail.com and here on TCAT, Inc.’s website by clicking the hyperlink below.  Bid package prints are also available […]

  • Notice to Vendors : RFP Maintenance Management System (#401-2017)

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals for RFP Maintenance Management System. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general conditions and requirements details below. TCAT, Inc. has an annual ridership of nearly 4.2 million annual trips and travels 1.6 million miles a year (approximately seven thousand passengers per week at Green Street […]

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