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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 … ]

Bus Route 21 Changes

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) was informed today that the following detour will occur over the next few months: Glendale Road in Glendale (Stockbridge) is closed for construction between Mohawk Lake Road and Christian Hill Road. This closure will affect our ability to service the Glendale Post Office bus stops. The BRTA Route 21… [ read more … ]

BRTA to Close Early Today

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) will be closing early today due to the imminent snow storm. Heavy snow is predicted to cover the Berkshires early this afternoon at the rate of 1 to 3 inches per hour. For the safety of BRTA customers, operators, and the general public, BRTA bus service will stop running… [ read more … ]

You Spoke, We listened

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) will be adding a new bus stop to the North Adams Circulator Loop. On Monday, December 18, 2017, the BRTA bus Route 34 will be servicing Mohawk Forest Apartments on the last bus of the night. This was considered and completed at the request of numerous customers trying to… [ read more … ]

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