Public Notices for Public Transportation Programs
Public Notice Policy
Tompkins County applies for public transportation grants from the Federal Transit Administration, New York State Department of Transportation, and other agencies. Public Notices are published on this website for public transportation programs including grant applications, plans, and how the County complies with applicable Federal and State requirements.
Comments on the proposed projects are invited from the general public, private bus and taxi companies, other public transportation providers and human service agencies. Interested parties may comment on the project or obtain more details about the project by contacting:
Dwight Mengel, Chief Transportation Planner
Tompkins County Department of Social Services
320 W. State St, Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 274-5605 voice, 274-5666 fax
Current Public Notices
Public Notice: October 29, 2019
Proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal for 2020-22
Tompkins County and Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc.
Public Web Meeting on Friday, November 1, 2019 @ 1 PM
Tompkins County and Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. announce their proposed goal over the following Fiscal Years 2020, 2021, and 2022 goal of 1.37% for DBE 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:
Written comments will be accepted by Tompkins County/Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. for 30 days following publication of this notice. This Federal Fiscal Year 2020-2022 goal may be adjusted by any comments received.
Interested parties are encouraged to submit comments to:
Michael Smith, DBE Officer or Dwight Mengel, Chief Transportation Planner
TCAT, Inc. Tompkins County DSS
737 Willow Avenue 320 W. Martin Luther King Jr/State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 Ithaca, NY 14850
Comments may also be submitted to the Federal Transit Administration, Region 2, Attention: Civil Rights Officer, One Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004-1415.
The County and TCAT will hold a web-meeting/conference call on November 1, 2019 from 1-2 PM to give an overview of upcoming contracts, answer questions and gather input on the DBE goal development.
Public Notice: September 18, 2019