CURRENT SERVICE ALERTS

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 … ]

NO BUS SERVICE FOR MEMORIAL DAY

All Berkshire Regional Transit Authority administrative offices will be closed, and regular bus service will not be provided on Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day.  All regularly scheduled service will resume at 5:45 AM, Tuesday, May 28, 2024 with the administrative offices reopening at 8 AM.  Specific schedule and/or route information may… [ read more … ]

BRTA Advisory Board Meeting

The next BRTA Advisory Board meeting is tentatively scheduled for May 23, 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. Posted May 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM. [ read more … ]

BRTA Finance/Audit Committee Meeting

The next BRTA Finance/Audit Committee meeting has tentatively been scheduled for May 23, 2024 at 3:15 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. Posted May 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM. [ read more … ]

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) is announcing temporary service reductions on select bus routes, and an increased employee hiring incentive, aimed at improving the reliability of the public transit system.  Due to many factors facing most employers in today’s labor market, including a continued lack of available bus operators, BRTA is temporarily reducing service… [ read more … ]