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July 17, 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.

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.

Ithaca College SGA passes five bills at final meeting

By | May 4, 2016

The Ithaca College Student Government Association Senate passed a wide-reaching set of five bills at its final meeting May 2, marking the highest number of bills passed at a meeting this semester.

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…

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.

Ithaca College’s greenhouse gas emissions increase

By | Mar 18, 2015

Despite Ithaca College’s goal to decrease total emissions by 25 percent from 2007, records show emissions have actually increased.

Ithaca reacts to pedestrians killed in vehicle accidents

By | Jan 28, 2015

A Cornell staff member was hit by a TCAT bus on Jan. 26, on the heels of a Cornell senior being hit and killed by a car in the early morning of Jan. 24.

TCAT to pilot hydrogen-powered bus in 2014

By | Sep 18, 2013

The Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit bus company has received funding through the Federal Transit Administration to pilot a hydrogen-powered bus in 2014.