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July 18, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

TCAT recovers from delays caused by staffing and maintenance issues

By | Apr 9, 2019

The TCAT canceled a number of trips on high-frequency routes throughout March due to an aging fleet of buses and other complications.

SGC discusses religious holidays bill and changes to TCAT route

By | Nov 13, 2018

The SGC tabled a bill proposal for Jewish holiday accommodations and hosted a Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit focus group at its Nov. 12 meeting.

TCAT looks into reducing Route 11 services

By | Nov 7, 2018

Ithaca College students may see a decrease in Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit Route 11 services as a result of decreased ridership on the route.

TCAT receives grant for energy efficient buses

By | Sep 18, 2018

Thanks to a newly received grant, Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit announced Aug. 24 that it will have energy efficient buses operating on and off the Ithaca College campus in two years.

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.

Taxi company implements $1 ride program to drive in business

By | Oct 25, 2017

Since cab companies can control their rates, ASAP Cab Companies decided to offer the lowest price for a ride to draw in more customers.

Editorial: Students must be better neighbors on South Hill

By The Ithacan | Sep 21, 2017

Students must be better neighbors to the residents of South Hill or else the community surrounding the college will continue to dissolve.

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.

Rowdy student behavior cause new safety initiatives for TCAT

By | Mar 21, 2017

This rowdiness, which had been occurring the past few months, led the college and the TCAT company to crack down through three new initiatives.

TCAT considers reducing summer runs due to staff shortage

By | Mar 30, 2016

The Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit Board of Directors is considering a plan to reduce service on certain bus routes over the summer, according to a press statement issued March 28.

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.