ITHACA, N.Y.  –– Tompkins County Area Transit (TCAT) has announced its holiday ride schedule with changes included for the holidays. Notably, no buses will run Christmas Day, and regular service will resume Jan. 2.

Here’s all the changes to be aware of over the next week:

Christmas Eve Day (Thursday, Dec. 24): Service will end early.

There is no service on Routes 90 and 93, normal service on Routes 14S, 20, 40, 41, 52, 53 and 65 and modified service for Routes 10, 11, 13, 13S, 14, 15, 17, 21, 30, 31, 32, 36, 37, 43, 51, 67, 81 and 82 as follows:

  • Route 10: Last trip departs Seneca St. Station at 5:50 p.m. and from Milstein Hall at 5:56 p.m., ending at Seneca St. Station at 6:07 p.m.
  • Route 11: Last trip departs from Seneca St. Station at 5:08 p.m. and from College Circle Apartments / Ithaca College at 5:30 p.m., ending at Seneca St. Station at 5:48 p.m.
  • Route 13: Last trip departs Green St. Station at 5:30 p.m. and from Lake @ Ithaca High School at 5:40 p.m., ending at Hancock @ Third at 5:47 p.m.
  • Route 13S: Last trip departs from Seneca St. Station at 5:03 p.m., and from Aldi at 5:11 p.m., ending at Green St. Station at 5:21 p.m.
  • Route 14: Last trip departs Green St. Station at 6:00 p.m. and from the Hospital at 6:35 p.m., ending at Green St. Station at 6:57 p.m.
  • Route 15: Last trip departs Seneca St. Station at 5:21 p.m. and from Tops / Walmart at 5:36 p.m., ending on Green St. at 5:55 p.m.
  • Route 17: Service ends early. Normal service on routes that are scheduled to run.
  • Route 21: Last trip departs Vet School at 4:37 p.m. and from Trumansburg at 5:24 p.m., ending at Green St. Station at 5:50 p.m.
  • Route 30: Last trip departs Seneca St. Station at 5:52 p.m. and from the Shops at Ithaca Mall at 5:58 p.m.
  • Route 31: Last trip departs Green St. Station. at 6:02 p.m., ending at Convenient Care at 6:35 p.m. Last inbound trip departs Convenient Care at 5:35 p.m.
  • Route 32: Last trip departs Green St. Station at 6:00 p.m. and ending at ITH airport at 6:28 p.m. Last inbound trip departs ITH airport at 5:44 p.m.
  • Route 36: No 8:17 p.m. inbound from Lansing Town Hall to the Shops at Ithaca Mall.
  • Route 37: No 7:35 p.m. outbound trip from Green St. Station.
  • Route 43: Last trip departs Green St. Station at 5:45 p.m. and from TC3 / Dryden at 6:38 p.m., ending at Seneca St. Station at 7:10 p.m.
  • Route 51: Last trip departs Green St. Station at 5:32 p.m. and from East Hill Plaza at 5:49 p.m., ending at Seneca St. Station at 6:22 p.m.
  • Route 67: Last trip departs Vet School at 4:30 p.m. and from Newfield at 5:06 p.m., ending at Green St. Station. at 5:30 p.m.
  • Route 81: Last trip departs A Lot at 5:45 p.m. and from the Vet School at 6:04 p.m., ending at Hasbrouck at 6:18 p.m.
  • Route 82: Last trip departs East Hill Plaza at 5:30 p.m., and from Statler Hall at 5:39 p.m., ending at East Hill Plaza at 5:54 p.m.

Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25): TCAT will not operate.

Saturday, Dec. 26 there will be modified service

There will be no service on Routes 90 and 93.

Route 72 will have modified service –– the last trip departs Green St. Station at 9:00 p.m., and inbound from Lancaster Tompkins International Airport (ITH) at 9:33 p.m., ending on Seneca St. Station at 10:02 p.m.

All other routes will run normal service.

Sunday, Dec. 27 there will be modified service

On Sunday there will be no service to Routes 90 and 93

Route 72 will have modified service –– last trip departs Green St. Station at 7:00 p.m. and inbound from ITH airport at 7:46 p.m., ending at Seneca St. Station at 8:18 p.m.

Normal service: All other routes will run normal service.

Monday, Dec. 28, Tuesday, Dec. 29 and Wednesday, Dec. 30 there will be modified service

There will be no service those days to Routes 10, 81, 82, 90 and 93. (For North Campus service, please see routes 30, 31, 32, 36 and 37.)

Route 51 will serve Maple Ave. both outbound and inbound.

All other routes will run normal service.

New Year’s Eve Day (Thursday Dec. 31): Service will end early.

There will be no service on New Year’s Eve to Routes 10, 81, 82, 90 and 93.

Routes 14S, 20, 40, 41, 52, 53 & 65 will operate normal service and end at normal time.

There will be modified service for Routes 11, 13, 13S, 14, 15, 17, 21, 30, 31, 32, 36, 37, 43, 51, 67 as follows:

  • Route 11: Last trip departs from Seneca St. Station at 5:08 p.m. and from College Circle Apartments / Ithaca College at 5:30 p.m., ending at Seneca St. Station at 5:48 p.m.
  • Route 13: Last trip departs from Green St. Station at 5:30 p.m. and from Lake @ Ithaca High School at 5:40 p.m.., ending at Hancock @ Third at 5:47 p.m.
  • Route 13S: Last trip departs from Seneca St. Station at 5:03 p.m. and from Aldi at 5:11 p.m., ending at Green St. Station at 5:21 p.m.
  • Route 14: Last trip departs Green St. Station at 6:00 p.m. and from Cayuga Medical Center at 6:35 p.m., ending at Green St. Station at 6:57 p.m.
  • Route 15: Last trip departs Seneca St. Station at 5:21 p.m. and from Tops / Walmart at 5:36 p.m., ending at Green St. Station at 5:55 p.m.
  • Route 17: Service ends early. Normal service on routes that are scheduled to run.
  • Route 21: Last trip departs Vet School at 4:37 p.m. and from Trumansburg at 5:24 p.m., ending at Green St. Station at 5:50 p.m.
  • Route 30: Last trip departs Seneca St. Station at 5:52 p.m. and from the Shops at Ithaca Mall at 5:58 p.m.
  • Route 31: Last trip departs Green St. Station at 6:02 p.m. and ending at Convenient Care at 6:35 p.m. Last inbound trip departs Convenient Care at 5:35 p.m.
  • Route 32: Last trip departs Green St. Station at 6:00 p.m. and ending at ITH airport at 6:28 p.m. Last inbound trip departs ITH airport at 5:44 p.m.
  • Route 36: No 8:17 p.m. inbound trip from Lansing Town Hall to the Shops at Ithaca Mall.
  • Route 37: No 7:35 p.m. outbound trip from Green St. Station.
  • Route 43: Last trip departs Green St. Station at 5:45 p.m. and from TC3/ Dryden at 6:38 p.m., ending at Seneca St. Station at 7:10 p.m.
  • Route 51: Last trip departs Green St. Station at 5:32 p.m. and from East Hill Plaza at 5:49 p.m., ending at Seneca St. Station at 6:22 p.m. Route 51 will service Maple Ave., both outbound and inbound.
  • Route 67: Last trip departs Vet School at 4:30 p.m. and from Newfield at 5:06 p.m., ending at Green St. Station at 5:30 p.m.

New Year’s Day (Friday, Jan. 1): TCAT will not operate.

Saturday, Jan. 2: Normal service resumes.

Anna Lamb

Anna Lamb is a reporter for the Ithaca Voice. Questions? Story tips? Contact her at alamb@ithacavoice.com