transportation

TCAT Transportation Ambassador Program

TCAT Transportation Ambassador Program

Way2Go’s Transportation Ambassadors are part of a new program designed to help you enjoy the many transportation options offered in Tompkins County. Riding the bus or using Gadabout, ADA paratransit or Ithaca Carshare is easy when you work with a Transportation Ambassador. If you are hesitant to use public transit because of unfamiliarity with how it works, a Transportation Ambassador can help!

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Friends in Service Helping (FISH)

Friends in Service Helping (FISH)

FISH, an acronym for Friends in Service Helping, is a non-profit organization in Tompkins County. FISH volunteers provide rides to Tompkins County residents in need of medical and health related services that are within Tompkins County. All rides are smoke-free, private, confidential and comfortable. FISH primarily serves elderly citizens who may be frail or who no longer drive, and Tompkins County residents who have limited transportation options and resources. FISH has been in Tompkins County since 1966 having been started by members of St John's Episcopal Church. Today FISH is non-sectarian, non- discriminatory, 501c3 agency that is governed by a six member Board of Directors.

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Way2Go

Way2Go

Way2Go, originally known as RideWise, was created to help meet Tompkins County’s goals of increasing transportation equity and sustainability in 2009. The project was originally funded through Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) grant money administered by Chief Transportation Planner Dwight Mengel of the Tompkins County Department of Social Services.

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