Gadabout Transportation, Inc.
Resource Details
Alternate Name Gadabout
Description 1/14/21: Gadabout will offer rides to the covid mall testing site only for pre-op cases. Riders for pre-op testing have to be non-symptomatic. The buses will not go through the drive-thru, but will drop off passengers and return to pick them up.

Coronavirus Update as of 9/20:

Gadabout has resumed collecting fares. STARTING 10/1/2020 Gadabout is lowering age for senior rides to 55.


Door-to-door transportation for:
  • medical appointments
  • getting to work
  • personal errands
  • social events
Vehicles are operated by volunteer and paid drivers from the community who are trained, tested and have obtained a New York State Commercial Driver's License.

Also operates TCAT's ADA Paratransit Services.  Service area, hours of operation and eligibility differ from Gadabout.  Contact ADA Paratransit Services Coordinator at TCAT to determine the appropriate service for the user.
Coverage Area NY - Tompkins County;

Defined coverage areas:
New York - Tompkins County
Physical Address 737 Willow Avenue
Ithaca City NY
14850 United States
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Hours Of Operation Office hours. Services available other times.

Mon: 8:30am 4:30pm
Tue: 8:30am 4:30pm
Wed: 8:30am 4:30pm
Thu: 8:30am 4:30pm
Fri: 8:30am 4:30pm
Bus Service Access All vehicles are wheelchair accessible
Eligibility 55 years+(starting 10/1/2020) or person with disability interfering with public transit use
Program Fees $2/trip within Ithaca city limits; $3/trip beginning or ending outside the city within Tompkins County
Volunteer Duties Drive a small bus

Contact Information
Mailing Address 737 Willow Ave
Ithaca NY
14850 United States
Fax Number 607-277-9551
Main 607-273-1878
Phone 2 607-277-9388 ext 420
Main Email Address
Main Contact Name Kristen Wells
Main Contact Title Executive Director
Main Contact Phone 607-277-9388 ext. 200
Main Contact Email Address
Director or Senior Administrator Name Kristen Wells
Director or Senior Administrator Title Executive director
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address


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