Summer Service Enhancements

Demand Service: Onota Lake Effective Monday, July 8th, 2024Demand Service to Onota Lake/Burbank Park will be available on Route 5A. Customers requesting service to the lake must inform the bus operator. Customers requesting a pickup must call BRTA Operations at 413-499-2782 ext 1. [ read more … ]


The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority will be closed, and regular bus service will not be provided on Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.  Fixed route service will resume Friday, July 5, 2024. The BRTA Administrative Office at One Columbus Avenue will also be closed and will reopen at 8 AM on Friday, July… [ read more … ]


BRTA’s Administrative Office, located at One Columbus Avenue, will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 in observance of Juneteenth Independence Day. The office will reopen Thursday, June 20th. All Berkshire Regional Transit Authority’s (BRTA) fixed route bus service will operate and follow the regular printed schedule on Wednesday, June 19th. Specific schedule or route… [ read more … ]

Public Notice

REISSUED Request for Proposals (RFP 2024-04) Security Guard Services The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) is requesting proposals from qualified firms to perform Security Guard services at the BRTA Bus Station from September 1, 2024, through June 30, 2025. Additionally, there is a possibility of two one-year extensions to June 30, 2027 at the discretion… [ read more … ]

Raise Wages, Maintain Benefits, Position for Growth PITTSFIELD — The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) announces the renewal of two Collective Bargaining Agreements with Teamsters’ Local Union 404. These agreements will improve employee pay, maintain benefits, as well as support ongoing recruitment and retainment efforts. Union employees voted to ratify both Agreements in late May… [ read more … ]

BRTA Fare Free Buses June and July

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) announced today that beginning June 1, 2024 through July 31, 2024 all BRTA bus and ADA complementary services would be free thanks to a grant included in the state budget and awarded by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.  The “Try Transit” initiative will be supported by the state grant… [ read more … ]

BRTA Advisory Board Meeting

The next BRTA Advisory Board meeting is tentatively scheduled for September 26, 2024 at 4 PM in the BRTA’s second floor Boardroom.  This meeting will be in person. The meeting notice and agenda, when available, can be viewed by clicking here. [ read more … ]

BRTA Finance/Audit Committee Meeting

The next BRTA Finance/Audit Committee meeting has tentatively been scheduled for September 26, 2024 at 2:00 PM.  This meeting will be held at the BRTA’s second floor Boardroom in the Intermodal Transportation Center. The meeting notice and agenda can be viewed by clicking here. [ read more … ]