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Tompkins Workforce New York  is located in Center Ithaca on the Commons Directions and Map

Visitors are asked to park in the Green Street parking garage. Cost of parking is $1.00 per hour.

171 East State Street/Martin Luther King Jr., Street
The Commons
Ithaca, New York 14850
Tel (607) 272-7570
Fax (607) 645-0537


From the West
I-90

I-90E to Exit 41. Bear right after Toll Booth. Left at traffic light onto Rt. 318-S. Left. Stop sign and an immediate right onto Rt. 89-S towards Ithaca. Take 89-S all the way into Ithaca. Once over the Inlet bridge in Ithaca, take a left at 3rd traffic light in the far right lane. Make a right hand turn onto Rt. 13-S (one-way) over railroad tracks staying to the far left following Rt. 79-E (Green St. - one way). Continue through the 4th traffic light. The Tompkins County Public Library is on the right side of the street and the parking garage entrance is on the left just after the library.

From the East
I-90W to 81-S to Exit 12 (Cortland/Homer - Rt. 281). Follow Rt. 281 through Cortland. Route 281 turns into Rt. 13-S. Follow Rt. 13-S into Ithaca. Route 13 turns into 3 lanes, one-way, in highly settled area. Stay to far left following signs to Rt.79 (Green St.) Continue through the 4th traffic light. The Tompkins County Public Library is on the right side of the street and the parking garage entrance is on the left just after the library.

I-88
I-88W to Exit 8 (Rt. 206). Follow Rt. 206-W into Whitney Point. Pick up Rt. 79-W in Whitney Point all the way into Ithaca. As approaching downtown, Rt. 79 will branch off to the right (Seneca St. - one way). Take Seneca St. (Rt. 79, staying to the far left until 3rd traffic light and turn left on Cayuga Street. At second light, turn left onto Green Street. The Tompkins County Public Library is on the right side of the street and the parking garage entrance is on the left just after the library.

From the North
I-81

I-81 S to Exit 12 (Cortland/Homer - Rt. 281). Follow Rt. 281 through Cortland. 281 turns into Rt. 13-S. Follow Rt. 13-S into Ithaca. Route 13 turns into 3 lane, one-way, in highly settled area. Stay to far left following signs to Rt. 79-E Green St. Continue through the 4th traffic light. The Tompkins County Public Library is on the right side of the street and the parking garage entrance is on the left just after the library.

From the South
I-81

I-81 N to Rt. 79-W Exit. Take Rt. 79-W all the way into Ithaca. As approaching , Rt. 79 will branch off to the right (Seneca St. - one-way). Take Seneca St. (Rt. 79) to 3rd traffic light staying to the far left. Turn left at 3rd traffic light onto Cayuga St. (also one-way) staying to the left. At second traffic light, turn left onto Green Street. The Tompkins County Public Library is on the right side of the street and the parking garage entrance is on the left just after the library.

From the Southwest
Rt 96/34 from Spencer & Rt 13 from Elmira merges in Ithaca. Continue northeast into Ithaca. On the left hand side you will pass the Kmart Plaza, Tops Plaza, and Wegmans Plaza. Just past the Wegmans Plaza you will cross a small bridge (Rt13/96/34 turns into three lanes/one way traffic). Get into the right hand lane and follow signs to Rt 79-E/Green Street. (Right hand turn just past Dunkin Donuts) At 4th traffic light you will see the Tompkins County Public Library on the corner, continue through that light. The entrance to the Cayuga Street ramp is on the left just past the the Tompkins County Public Library.