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June 18, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Snapshot: Bus Ride Blues

By | Apr 4, 2018

The second to last bus of the night arrives, and the students spring toward it, scrambling on board as if they are lost at sea and have found their lifeboat.

Editorial: Rowdy student behavior on TCAT unacceptable

By The Ithacan | Mar 22, 2017

The TCAT does not exist solely for the college — it is not a private transportation system meant to serve only its needs.

Review: Jarmusch sets poetry in motion with his latest drama

By | Feb 28, 2017

‘Paterson’ is one of the most comforting movies in recent memory, quietly reassuring its audience that a heavily cyclical life can still be exquisite.

Ithaca College students max out TCAT buses on weekend nights

By | Feb 11, 2016

The bus pulls forward, and then the driver hits the brakes. The mass of students lurches forward. One man loses his balance and stumbles toward the driver. A woman repeatedly says “I’m not drunk! I’m just tired,” and then promptly tries to fall asleep standing up…

House bill could cause TCAT to lose $200,000 in funding

By | Nov 11, 2015

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit could soon lose $200,000 of federal funding per year, based on a bill recently passed by the U.S.

New bus service runs nonstop from Ithaca to New York City

By | Oct 7, 2015

A new bus service that runs nonstop from Ithaca to New York City is now operational. The Big Red Bullet is an alternative to other bus companies like Greyhound, Short Line, and Cornell University’s Campus-to-Campus bus.

UPDATED: Three injured in TCAT bus crash on Ithaca College campus

By | Aug 24, 2015

A TCAT bus was involved in a single vehicle accident on the Ithaca College campus.

Travel, Not Transit

By | Mar 11, 2015

I found myself a nice piece of bus station floor and spread out my sleeping bag. I sat down and ate my fries quickly, hoping to catch a nap before my next bus. A man with his own basket of fries, smothered in cheese sauce, approached me.

“That’s a nice set up you got there, mind if I join you?”