Recycle Ithaca’s Bicycles is a program of the Southside Community Center, Inc. We are a community bicycle maintenance and repair shop offering education and support to Ithaca residents for over 20 years. We accept donations of unwanted bikes and bicycle parts, effectively rerouting them from landfills.
When transportation is a cancer patient’s biggest roadblock to treatment, the American Cancer Society Road to Recovery program provides the rides that can help save lives. And they need your help.
Our nation’s heroes travel around the globe to protect our freedoms—it’s only right that we return their dedication. Volunteering to drive a vet ensures that even those living remotely from VA hospitals can make their appointments and never go without the treatment they need.
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.
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.
The Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (ITCTC) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Tompkins County. The ITCTC is charged with facilitating county-wide transportation planning.
Service that one can drive if over 21 and completes the Ithaca College online training through Human Resources. Students drive other students to medical appointments off-campus. Service is free for students.
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!