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 blue arrow pointing rightBicycling 

small gold diamond 2022 Ithaca & Tompkins County Bicycle Map (pdf)

Your guide to riding a bicycle in beautiful Tompkins County. Every road condition is updated for its suitability and skill level of cycling. Points of interest, such as farmer's markets, trails, swimming areas, etc. are included on the map. Produced by the Ithaca-Tompkins County Transportation Council (2022). 


small gold diamondCity of Ithaca Neighborhood Biking Map


Your guide to riding a bicycle in downtown Ithaca.

blue circle surrounded by a yellow chain with drawing of a white bicycle in the center; logo for Ithaca Bike Rental ITHACA BIKE RENTAL is located at the Ithaca Youth Bureau by Stewart Park.You can ride the trails and see the sights on brand new Fuji and Diamondback bikes.Stop in, check out the bikes and take one for a short test drive.



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NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide

The purpose of the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide (part of the Cities for Cycling initiative) is to provide cities with state-of-the-practice solutions that can help create complete streets that are safe and enjoyable for bicyclists.


New York Bicycle Coalition

“Improving Bicycling and Pedestrian Safety”

blue arrow pointing rightTrails

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Ithaca and Tompkins County: Out on the Trails

This website has multiple search options to find the greater Ithaca and Tompkins County trail that suits your needs. 

Tompkins Priority Trails Strategy: 

A Vision for Networked Trails in Tompkins County

When completed, this network will form more than 120 miles of continuously connected trail in Tompkins County, with 51 miles on connected multi-use paths and 69 miles on the pedestrian-only Finger Lakes Trail.



This paper outlines priority actions related to the development of five key trails that will provide the basis of a network.  The five trails are: (A) the northern and middle sections of the Black Diamond Trail, (B) the Ithaca-Dryden Trail from the East Hill Recreation Way to Varna, (C) the extension of the South Hill Recreation Way to Brooktondale, (D) the Cayuga Waterfront Trail, Gateway Trail, and additional Urban Connectors, and (E) the Finger Lakes Trail. 

Building Greenways for Tompkins County:An Action Plan


Building Greenways for Tompkins County: An Action Plan

Prepared by the Tompkins County Greenway Coalition, July 1995.

The Tompkins County Greenway Coalition produced a flexible countywide greenway plan to encourage municipal planners and community organizations to build greenways.

blue arrow pointing rightLocal Transportation 

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Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT)

Information on the area's bus service, including schedules

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Way2Go serves as a hub of transportation information and dialog, to help people take charge of their transportation, individually and in the community.

blue arrow pointing rightCar Share 

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Ithaca Car Share

Car Sharing Network