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Weather Advisory 3/14/17

BRTA’s Bus Service Will Not Run The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority’s (BRTA) fixed route bus service will not operated on March 14th due to the conditions from winter storm Stella. The heavy snow accumulations combined with the winds and deteriorating road conditions during the morning commute prompted the cancellation of service. Fixed Route service will… [ read more … ]

Office Closure 3/13/17

BRTA’s Administrative Offices will be closed The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority’s (BRTA) Administrative offices will be closed tomorrow, March 14th due to the impending winter storm Stella. The office will be open Wednesday, March 15th at 8 AM. At this time, BRTA’s fixed bus system will be operating as usual. Please check this website or… [ read more … ]

Route 3 Demand Stops

Effective 2/28/2017 BRTA Bus Route 3 will no longer service Sweet Brook Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Sweetwood Retirement Community, or Sheep Hill as a demand stop. Additional information regarding these changes may be obtained by calling the BRTA at 499-2782 extension 1. [ read more … ]

BRTA Eliminating Route Service

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) Advisory Board voted yesterday afternoon to end bus service on BRTA bus Route 7 and bus Route 40 due to low ridership and the loss of dedicated funding. Both bus routes will run through February 10, 2017 to allow customers ample time to research with bus route will accommodate… [ read more … ]

Updated BRTA Bus Route Schedules

BRTA’s new Route 1, 3, 34, 12, and 14 bus schedules with an effective date of December 21, 2016 have been issued. These versions have details on the first and last bus serving the route and the paths they take. The draft schedules are posted at the bottom of the home page as PDF files. Once the… [ read more … ]

Berkshire Regional Transit Authority will now have all previously “out of service” buses to change to “in service”. This went into effect the day after the Advisory Board meeting in October with all members present unanimously agreeing to this change. Once the buses depart the garage at Downing Parkway, they will be “in service” and… [ read more … ]

New Service Enhancements to be Implemented

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority Advisory Board voted to implement the BRTA Routes 1, 31, 33, 12 and 14 service enhancements. New schedules are in production with an effective start date in November. Once all the details are finalized, the enhanced schedules with a November 2016 start date will be distributed. The BRTA Route 1… [ read more … ]

Paratransit Operator Change

As of July 1, 2016 the operator for BRTA’s paratransit program has changed. Customers using the familiar purple and white vehicles will now call 499-2782 extension 3, to schedule their next ride. For a copy of the informational brochure, click the button below to download a PDF of the brochure. Paratransit Management of Berkshire (PMB),… [ read more … ]