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Reduced BRTA Bus Service 4/3/20

Due to the continuing impact of the COVID-19 virus, Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) will reduce the normal weekday service to a modified schedule effective Monday April 6, 2020. Saturday service has not been affected and will run as scheduled. Modified schedules of the effected routes below are posted to the BRTA website homepage.

The following routes will have 120-minute headways instead of the usual weekday 60-minute service headways:


Route 1 Pittsfield to North Adams

  • The Route 1 bus will leave the ITC at 5:30, 7:30, 9:30, 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, and 5:30
  • The Route 1 bus will leave Walmart at 6:30, 8:30, 10:30, 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, and 6:30

Route 2 Pittsfield to Lee

  • The Route 2 bus will leave the ITC at 6:30, 8:30, 10:30, 12:30, 2:30, and 4:30
  • The Route 2 bus will leave Lee Big Y at 7:33, 9:33, 11:33, 1:33, 3:33, and 5:33

Route 4 Pittsfield to Dalton/Hinsdale

  • The Route 4 bus will leave the ITC at 8:00, 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, 4:00, and 6:00
  • The Route 4 bus will leave Hinsdale at 8:38, 10:38, 12:38, 2:38, 4:38, and 6:38

Route 11 Pittsfield to BCC

  • The Route 11 bus will leave the ITC at 9:30, 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, and 5:30
  • The Route 11 bus will leave BCC at 9:45, 11:45, 1:45, 3:45, and 5:45

Route 21 Lee to Great Barrington

  • The Route 21 bus will leave the Lee Big Y at 7:33, 9:33, 11:33, 1:33, and 3:33
  • The Route 21 bus will leave Gt. Barrington at 8:33, 10:33, 12:33, 2:33, and 4:33

The remaining routes will operate on a regular weekday schedule:

  • Route 1 Evening Pilot Pittsfield to North Adams,
  • Route 3 Williamstown to North Adams,
  • Route 5 Pittsfield to Lanesborough,
  • Route 11N Evening Pilot to Walmart,
  • Route 12 Pittsfield Shopping Loop,
  • Route 15 West Pittsfield,
  • Route 16 Crane Avenue,
  • Route 34 North Adams Loop.

The following routes will not run:

  • Route 3S Pittsfield to Williamstown,
  • Route 14 Pittsfield Shopping Loop,
  • Route 21X Pittsfield express service to Great Barrington,
  • Route 22 Great Barrington Circulator Loop.

These lifeline services provide to the BRTA communities will continue as long as possible during this pandemic. The safety of our staff, operators, and customers remains very important to us.

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