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Contributed by Marian Brown on 05/15/2012
Will you be living and working in Ithaca through the summer? Taking summer classes on campus? Want to ride the bus and avoid the pain of high gas prices? TCAT reminds you that they offer a summer unlimited ride bus pass for Ithaca College students which is good from June 1st through August 15th. The special discounted rate for this IC summer pass is $45 for Zone 1 (covering most of the City of Ithaca; Zone 2 summer passes, covering extended areas of the city, cost $60).
Purchase your bus pass online at the TCAT website and the pass privileges are loaded right onto your IC student ID card. Then all you need to do to board the bus is present your ID at the bus stop. Use your unlimited ride bus pass to check out everything Ithaca has to offer all summer long! Go to the Shops at Ithaca Mall and shop or go to the movies! Go to Stewart Park and relax by the lakeshore! Go to the Farmers’ Market and stock up on farm-fresh fruits and veggies! Go to the Commons and just watch the world go by! Go to the Ithaca Festival and the GrassRoots Festival! So much to do, so much to see – no need to drive yourself! Leave all the hassle of driving and parking to TCAT!
View instructions on how to purchase your bus pass permissions online
Note that IC Student Fall Semester passes – also purchased online for the discounted rate of $110 for Zone 1 - cover the period from August 1 – December 31st. But your summer TCAT bus pass will also be good through August 15th. Your Spring semester pass is good for rides taken from January 1st - May 31st. 15-ride passes and monthly passes are also available online at special IC rates.