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TCAT bus service traffic update

TCAT’s fall service, along with typical academic‑year changes, will be in effect from Sun. Aug. 24 ‑ Sat., Jan. 10.TCAT has made some minor adjustments to improve efficiency. Passengers should refer to the printed or online schedules for specific changes. All new schedules and the TCAT Fall Schedules & Service Guide will be posted on TCAT’s home page at www.tcatbus.com on Sunday. The fall service guide will also be distributed at key TCAT bus shelters, including Green Street Station and Seneca Street Station, later this week.Important message:As the year‑long Hanshaw Road construction project has been delayed by roughly two more weeks, Routes 31, 37, 41 and 74 will retain the same routing that has been in place over the past year. The unexpected delay notification came to TCAT following the mass printing of the 2014 Fall Schedules & Service Guide, which indicates that the post‑construction route changes will go into effect Sun., Aug. 24. TCAT will keep passengers updated via its website; Facebook: (Everything TCAT) and Twitter, (TCATrides); signage at shelters; and handouts with this information to eventually include the exact date when the post‑construction routing changes will go into effect.TCAT apologizes for any inconvenience.Changes include:Route 11: Later night (early a.m.) and more frequent service from one hour to every half hour Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Route 13: Slight timing adjustments in the outbound direction. Routing adjustment in FallCreek: between Cayuga St. and Lake St, the bus will travel via Lincoln St, Tioga St, and Falls St.in both directions. The former stop at Cayuga @ Falls is relocated to Cayuga @ Lincoln.Route 22: The expanded summer Route 22 weekend service to Lower Buttermilk Falls State Park, Lower Robert H. Treman State Park, Cayuga Nature Center, Taughannock Falls State Park, and Cass Park will continue through Sun. Aug. 31. (Weekday Route 22 service ceases on Sat., Aug. 22.) Route 30: Weekend service will resume supplementing the Route 70 weekend service.Route 31: 10:40 p.m. trip departing from Green Street will resume. Slight timing adjustments inthe outbound direction between the Dairy Bar and Pleasant Grove @ Hanshaw. As noted above,the northeast Ithaca construction routing and timing for this portion of the route is expected tocontinue for another two or so weeks.Route 51: No weekend service on Maple Avenue (as Route 92 resumes service.)Route 83: Resumes service.Route 90: Later night (early a.m.) and more frequent service from one hour to every half hour Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Route 92: Service resumes. Revised schedule for trips after 1 a.m. North Campus routingchange: From Hasbrouck, bus will travel via Jessup Rd. to Triphammer Rd. to Wait Ave., thenonto Thurston Ave. Route 93: Sunday service resumes. Slight timing change at Maple @ Maplewood Park in the direction of East Hill Plaza. In addition, two routing changes will go into effect: 1) On North Campus, the bus will no longer travel via Sisson Pl. and will serve Robert Purcell Community Center from the stop on Jessup Rd. 2) Between Schwartz CPA (Collegetown) and East Hill Plaza, the bus will travel via College Ave, Campus Rd, Hoy Rd, Dryden Rd. (Humphreys Service Bldg.) and Maple Ave. Passengers using former stops on Oak Ave. or Dryden Rd. in Collegetown should use either the Schwartz CPA stop or the Dryden Rd. @ Humphreys Crosswalk stop. Please note: the inbound bus will serve the regular East Hill Plaza (EHP) stop. The outbound bus will serve EHP on Pine Tree Rd. at the EHP crosswalk.There are no changes to the following routes: 10, 14, 15, 20, 21, 36, 40, 43, 52, 53, 65, 67, 70, 72, 75, 77, 81, 82

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