The FTA grant festablished the Travel Management Coordination Center (TMCC) - a one stop call center for travel information, trip reservations and information and referral for human services. The TMCC is manned by a person from 4 am-10 pm Monday - Saturday and is available 24/7 via internet and telephone. Vehicle location (GPS) is a necessary element to being able to track vehicle location and keep customers informed of bus arrivals. Go to the PART website to learn more.
As Tompkins and other counties explore a regional transportation study, we should consider how other mostly rural regions, such as PART, envisioned a mobility management approach to their future.