CURRENT SERVICE ALERTS

Paratransit Update

The BRTA received notification that the Federal Mediator would like to meet at noontime on February 21, 2018 to discuss the current situation and has requested the paratransit operators to continue working until after that meeting. BRTA has agreed to this meeting date and time. The previous strike date of February 19 has been delayed.… [ read more … ]

PMB Vote

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) received notification late this evening that the membership of Paratransit Management of Berkshire (PMB) voted tonight to reject the Best and Final Offer presented at the January 26 mediation meeting. The membership also authorized a work stoppage to occur in 10 days. This action may also cause the BRTA… [ read more … ]

Vote Meeting Rescheduled

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) received notification this afternoon that the membership vote meeting, scheduled for Sunday evening has been rescheduled. This means all BRTA paratransit and fixed route service will operate as usual on Monday January 29, 2018. The meeting to either accept or reject the Best and Final Offer presented at Friday’s… [ read more … ]

Possible Strike Notice

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) received notification this afternoon that the contract negotiations between Paratransit Management of the Berkshires and the Union Local 404 have progressed to involve a Federal Mediator. The membership will vote on Sunday evening to either accept or reject the Best and Final Offer presented at the mediation meeting. [ read more … ]

Vote Meeting Rescheduled

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) received notification this afternoon that the membership vote scheduled for this evening has been rescheduled to early next week. The membership will vote to either accept or reject the Best and Final Offer presented at the Friday January 26 mediation meeting. [ 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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