• TCAT service for Cornell move-in on Fri., Aug. 23, and Sat., Aug. 24  

    Cornell University’s Move-In Weekend is scheduled from Fri., Aug. 23, through Sat., Aug. 24, and will be structured differently than in previous years. In addition to Cornell-provided shuttles, TCAT will provide service on its regular routes, some with modifications. Fri., Aug. 23: Instead of A-Lot, route 81’s first five early a.m. southbound trips will depart […]

  • TCAT’s fall service starts Sun. Aug. 25; divided into two phases this year

    It’s a bit unusual, but TCAT planners this year are dividing TCAT’s fall service period into two phases to give them more flexibility in improving service sooner rather than later with the impending arrival of nine new replacement buses. The first phase will be from Sun., Aug. 25, through Sat., Oct. 26, followed by a […]

  • Update: Freeville bridge project start date delayed to 7/22/19

    A detour for bridge replacement project over Fall Creek at NYS Rts. 38 and 366 in Freeville for Routes 40, 43 and 74 will remain in effect Mon., July 15, as previously scheduled. However, routes will return to normal service on Tues., July 16 with the detour going back into effect Mon., July 22 – […]

  • It’s official: TCAT flattens fare structure to benefit rural riders

    Geography will no longer factor into the cost of riding a bus in Tompkins County starting in late summer. The TCAT’s Board of Directors unanimously agreed in June to eliminate TCAT’s two-zone fare structure, effective Sun., Aug., 25, the start of TCAT’s fall service period. Fares will cap at $1.50 for a single adult ride […]

  • 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 […]

  • Notice to Vendors/Contractors – 2019 Projects Pipeline

    Within the next six months TCAT will be bidding requirements for the following: Bus Shelters Chemical fire suppression system Employee Break Area Cabinetry Replacement Concrete Flooring Restoration for our Garage Computer Upgrades Facility Security Cameras Upgrade Fare box Replacement Generator Replacement Masonry Repairs IT Internal Infrastructure Upgrades Oil/Water Separator Replacement Parking lot asphalt repairs Replacement […]