Fixed Route Schedule Update

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA)has received comments regarding the limited fixed route service provided during the paratransit strike. Starting Tuesday December 4, 2018 the updated limited fixed route service bus schedule is below: For a PDF of the modified Route 1 and 11 schedules click this link. Route 1 will operate 6:30, 7:30, 9:00 and 10:00 morning runs… [ read more … ]

Paratransit Vote Update

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) just received notification that the latest offer presented to the Federal Mediator on Friday November 30, 2018 has been voted on by the paratransit union membership at their Sunday December 2, 2018 meeting and was rejected and “will result in a work stoppage commencing the morning of Monday December 3rd… [ read more … ]

Paratransit Meeting Update

Since the meeting on November 26, representatives of the union and First Transit have been negotiating with Federal mediators to see if an agreement can be reached by Friday November 30. As of 4:30PM today, there remains open communication between the two sides. Representatives will hold a meeting to vote on any final offer made… [ read more … ]

Paratransit Meeting

The meeting this morning with Federal mediators, representatives of the union, and First Transit has resulted in a follow up meeting scheduled for Friday November 30. This means all BRTA paratransit and fixed route service will operate as usual until after the results of the November 30, 2018 meeting are known. Additional information will be… [ read more … ]

Paratransit Strike Notice

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) received formal notification on Tuesday November 6, 2018 that the union membership of Paratransit Management of Berkshire (PMB) voted to reject the Best and Final Offers presented at their November 5, 2018 meeting. The membership has authorized a work stoppage to occur “on or about November 16, 2018″. This… [ read more … ]

Service Over State Route 7

The BRTA buses now travels over state route 7, six times every weekday. With the BRTA bus route service adjustments that started on September 4th, BRTA now has more service traversing state route 7 from September through May. The Route 34 bus leaves Downing Parkway, Pittsfield at 5:05 AM, connecting to state route 7, and… [ read more … ]

Advisory Board Approves Service Changes

BRTA Advisory Board Approves Service Changes and Efficiencies, effectiveSeptember 4, 2018. The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) Advisory Board voted to the make the following changes to BRTA services effective September 4, 2018. Effective September 4, 2018, the following changes will occur: The bus cash fare will remain the same for both full-fare and reduced-fare individuals. The… [ read more … ]

Bus Service Stops for the Summer

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA)’s Route 3 Shuttle will stop running for the summer beginning on May 22, 2018. This route currently operates from September through May to coincide with college students residing on campus. BRTA’s regular bus Route 3 servicing Williamstown to North Adams via US Route 2 and bus Route 1 connecting… [ read more … ]

Back to the top ↑