Notices

  • Coronavirus update: TCAT extends no-fare policy through Sept. 5

    The TCAT Board of Directors voted unanimously to extend TCAT’s no-fare policy through Sat., Sept. 5, to continue the practice of social distancing between drivers and riders. At their regularly scheduled meeting Thurs., June 25, board members voted for the third time since the policy first went into effect March 20, just as confirmed reports Read More »

  • “We stand together” for social justice and equity

    Joint statement by: TCAT General Manager Scot Vanderpool & LeVon Brewer, UAW Local 2300 Unit President   The senseless killing of George Floyd is a painful reminder that our nation has still not found a way to honor the fundamental right for everyone to be treated justly and equally.  We are forced once again to Read More »

  • TCAT summer service to go into effect 5/24/20 until further notice

    Many routes will be modified for the summer, but TCAT will still be operating reduced service to mirror lower demand when summer service starts Sun., May 24, through Sat., Aug. 29. Ridership fell dramatically to what it was before the coronavirus pandemic escalated state-at-home-directives and closings in mid-March. With restrictions being gradually lifted, ridership is Read More »

  • TCAT and Gadabout taking precautions with extra sanitizing of fleet and facilities to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

    TCAT and paratransit provider Gadabout are taking precautions against the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while monitoring updates and heeding advice from health experts. TCAT and Gadabout, both of whom operate out of the same facility at 737 Willow Ave., are adhering to COVID-19 guidelines set forth by numerous agencies. They include the Read More »

  • Winter-Spring service effective Sun. 1/19/20

    TCAT’s winter-spring service will be in effect from Sun., Jan. 19, through Sat., May 23, with mostly minor changes and a return to full operations following reduced service during the holiday break. Passengers should check online or printed schedules for specific changes to make sure when to be at their stops. The Winter/Spring 2020 TCAT Read More »

  • TCAT Board favors airport area to build new facility

    The TCAT Board of Directors voted Thurs., Dec. 5, at its regularly scheduled meeting to place its focus on the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport area as the location of its new facility. Following a site selection report from Wendel consultants, the final choice among seven locations was down to either the airport area at Warren Read More »

  • Where to check for weather-related service announcements

    IF and WHEN bad weather strikes, please check the alerts section of our website or the Public Services Messages on TCAT’s Bus Tracker (on bottom left) for updates regarding snow detours and canceled service. You can also download the MyStop app for your mobile device and view or register to receive rider alerts and public Read More »

  • 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 Read More »