On Monday, July 1, 2019, the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) will increase the limited evening bus service to include transportation to both North Adams and Great Barrington. Currently there is later evening bus service on the Route 11N-BCC Night Loop. The hours of service will remain the same and will travel: from the Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC), 1 Columbus Avenue, Pittsfield to Berkshire Community College on West Street; back to the ITC; heading down East Street; by Stop and Shop on Merrill Road; to Walmart at Berkshire Crossing; to Allendale Plaza; and returning to the ITC via Tyler Street. There will be service by request to BMC Hillcrest Campus (outbound only) and Taconic High School. To schedule this demand service, call (413) 499-2782, Option 1.
The Route 1 bus will travel, from the ITC to North Adams via state route 8, two extra times each weekday. The Route 1 bus will leave the ITC at 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM arriving at the North Adams Walmart at 7:30 PM and 9:50 PM respectively. This bus will turn into the Route 34 bus leaving Walmart traveling to MCLA on Ashland Street and arriving at Main Street at 7:45 PM and 10:05 PM respectively. The Route 1 bus will travel back to Pittsfield from the North Adams Walmart at 8 PM and 10:20 PM arriving in Pittsfield at 9 PM at the ITC and 11 PM on Plastics Avenue.
The Route 21 bus will travel, from the ITC to Great Barrington, two extra times each weekday. The Route 21X will leave the ITC at 7:30 PM and 9 PM respectively, which will stop at Lenox Town Hall, Stockbridge Center, and arrive at Fairgrounds Plaza in Great Barrington at 8:15 PM and 9:45 PM respectively. The bus will travel back to Pittsfield arriving at the ITC at 8:55 PM and 10:25 PM respectively.
For additional information regarding BRTA’s pilot evening service, please contact the BRTA at 499-2782.