News & Projects

Important updates / current and future projects.

  • Public Notice: 10/29/19 Proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal for 2020-22

    Tompkins County and Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. announce a proposed DBE goal for Fiscal Years 2020, 2021, and 2022 goal of 1.37% for participation on contracts assisted by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The proposed goal and its rationale are available for public review for the next 30 days: By downloading the file below: […]

  • RFP #201-2019 Transit Development Plan

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals to provide transit development plan.  TCAT, Inc. has compiled general information and expected requirements within the attachment below. TCAT would like to achieve the following objectives as a result of implementation of the Transit Development Plan: A clearer, more […]

  • IFB #1401-2019 IT Server and Workstation Upgrades

    Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming bids to provide hardware to support IT upgrades including all servers and workstations.  TCAT, Inc. has compiled general information and expected requirements within the attachment below. IFB: IFB 1401-2019 IT Server and Workstation Upgrades Addendum: IFB 1401-2019 IT Server and […]

  • Ducson Nguyen to lead TCAT Board of Directors in 2019

      Community leader Ducson Nguyen took over as chairperson of the TCAT Board of Directors at its first meeting of the year Thursday night with a promise of “significant, but exciting challenges” ahead as the transit agency ramps ups to expand, improve and meet the demands of the future. Nguyen, a software engineer and Ithaca […]

  • TCAT unveils its “Strategic Plan 2018-2030″

     Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT) today released its comprehensive playbook charting the course for improved, integrated and expanded public transportation in Tompkins County through the next several years. TCAT’s “Strategic Plan 2018-2030” outlines both short-term and long-term goals for the agency to be the key driver in meeting a number of challenges driven by […]

  • 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 (Revised Sept 2019)

    Within the next six months TCAT will be bidding requirements for the following: Chemical fire suppression system Employee Break Area Cabinetry Replacement Concrete Flooring Restoration for our Garage Computer Upgrades Facility Security Cameras Upgrade Generator Replacement Masonry Repairs IT Internal Infrastructure Upgrade Transit Development Plan TSP Feasibility Study This list is subject to change prior […]

  • TCAT officially rolls out real-time information to give riders info on trips at their fingertips

    TCAT this week announced the official release of real-time information to its passengers via mobile apps and on its web site as part of a $1.5 million Information Technology/ Intelligent Transportion System (IT/ITS) project. TCAT contracted with Avail Technologies, Inc., based in State College, Pa., for the project, which was launched in February, 2016. The […]