True Cost Tompkins explores the combined housing and
transportation costs of residents in Tompkins County. 12 Case Study stories highlight Four main strategies used by county residents to balance their combined housing and transportation costs.
See the locally calibrated tool for
calculating housing affordability with transportation factored in. This
tool, paired with case studies help to inform community leaders, organizers and decision makers on what it truly costs to live anywhere in Tompkins County.
Thank you to Tompkins County residents and organizers who were engaged in the True Cost Tompkins interviews and discussions.
A project of Ithaca Carshare in partnership with Way2Go, Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Ithaca Tompkins County Transportation Council, Tompkins County planning and sustainability, Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Think Topography and Randall West.
This project is supported by New York State Energy Research Development Authority(NYSERDA) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT).
Last updated July 26, 2019