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Amtrak Service Reduction

Amtrak will be reducing the Lakeshore Limited trains that stop at the BRTA starting 10/12/2020. Train 448 (Chicago to Boston) will arrive in Pittsfield on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Train 449 (Boston to Chicago) will arrive in Pittsfield on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. For any questions, please contact Amtrak at http://www.amtrak.com . [ read more … ]

BRTA Advisory Board Meeting

The next BRTA Advisory Board meeting will be on September 24, 2020 at 4PM.  This meeting will be scheduled as a Zoom meeting instead of a conference call.  The meeting notice and agenda is available by clicking here. [ read more … ]

Paratransit Update

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) just received notification that the tentative agreement settled on at the February 21, 2018 meeting with the paratransit union representatives and a Federal Mediator has been voted on by the paratransit union membership and approved. Thank you to the BRTA customers for your patience, understanding, and ridership during this… [ read more … ]

Paratransit Meeting

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) just received notification that today’s noontime meeting with the paratransit union representatives and a Federal Mediator has resulted in a tentative agreement that will be voted on by the paratransit union membership. This membership meeting is tentatively scheduled for Friday February 23, 2018. Paratransit operators will continue to work… [ read more … ]

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 … ]

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 … ]

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