CURRENT SERVICE ALERTS

Employment Based Transportation Concept

The BRTA recognizes the lack of transportation options available to employers and employees after the buses stop running around 6 PM. The BRTA, in conjunction with McMahon Associates, performed a study on employment based transportation including: where the employment centers are, what the various shifts are, and how to connect these employees to their jobs… [ read more … ]

Your Opinion Counts

It is BRTA’s goal to help people in the Berkshires get to where they need to go by providing the best possible bus transit system. In order to achieve this goal, we need to understand why you do or do not ride the BRTA bus and your thoughts about how the service could be improved.… [ read more … ]

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 Board Meeting

The next meeting of the BRTA Advisory Board is scheduled for 4PM on Thursday March 23, 2017 in the second floor Boardroom of the ITC. [ 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 … ]

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