Public Announcements & Meetings

January 22, 2015


The next meeting of the BRTA Advisory Board is scheduled for 4PM on Thursday January 29, 2015 in the second floor Boardroom of the ITC. To view a copy of the agenda,, please CLICK HERE. (PDF)

January 20, 2014


The BRTA will have a Charlie Card informational vehicle where customers can exchange their old pass, obtain a Charlie Card or half fare card, or receive specific information at the following locations:

Week of December 29 - January 3, 2015

December 29
December 30
December 31
January 1
January 2
January 3
available 1:30 - 4:00
Main Street
North Adams
available Holiday available available

Week of January 5 - January 10

January 5
January 6
January 7
January 8
January 9
January 10
available 11:00 - 2:00
Price Chopper
Great Barrington
available CANCELLED
North Adams
available available

Week of January 12 - January 17

January 12
January 13
January 14
January 15
January 16
January 17
available available available 1:00 - 4:00
Main Street
North Adams
available available

Week of January 19 - January 24

January 19
January 20
January 21
January 22
January 23
January 24
Holiday 11:00 - 2:00
Main Campus
available 11:00 - 2:00
Main Street
North Adams
available available

Week of January 26 - January 31

January 26
January 27
January 28
January 29
January 30
January 31
available available available 1:00 - 4:00
Main Street
North Adams
available available

If your group or organization needs help with the Charlie Card program, or would like the information vehicle to visit your location, please contact the BRTA.

December 5, 2013


The BRTA will implement the proposed changes to the fare structure presented in public meetings during February 2013 in January 2014. These fare changes will coincide with the introduction of the CharlieCard and the new farebox system. To view a slideshow of the new fare structure, please CLICK HERE. (PDF)

To view an instructional video on the easy to use CharlieCard Vending Machine, please CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON BELOW.

July 22, 2013


The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority will be conducting Passenger Surveys during the 2 week period of July 22 - August 3, 2013. Riders onboard select routes will be asked their opinion on topics ranging from bus size to frequency of service. The BRTA is testing a large print, fillable form PDF version of the Passenger Survey. You can open the PDF file, complete the survey, and email to the BRTA all from the survey document. Please send as an attachment using the envelope icon in the toolbar at the top of the survey document to
To view, complete, and submit your survey, CLICK HERE. (PDF)

June 11, 2013

BRTA DBE Goal for Fiscal Year 2014-2016

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. BRTA's proposed DBE participation goal for all FTA-funded transportation programs from FY2014 through FY2016 is 0.19%. A description of this goal is available for review for 30 days following publication of this notice.

Public comments regarding the established goal will be accepted for 45 days from the date of this notice. DBE businesses are encouraged to inform the BRTA of their products and services.

Comments should be directed to:
DBE Coordinator
Berkshire Regional Transit Authority
1 Columbus Avenue Suite 201
Pittsfield, MA 01201