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BRTA Service Update 5/1/2020

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) is committed to the health and safety of our customers utilizing BRTA services during this uncertain time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Charlie Baker issued COVID-19 Order 31 requiring everyone to wear a mask in public including public transportation starting Wednesday, May 6, 2020. All customers using the BRTA bus… [ read more … ]

South County Bus Route Survey

On Monday January 28, 2019, the Great Barrington Selectboard voted to officially sponsor the South County bus route survey. the purpose of the survey is to gather information on various suggestions for bus service in Southern Berkshire County. To take the survey, click here. [ read more … ]

Paratransit Strike Update

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) received notification late this afternoon that the strike date of “on or around November 16, 2018” has been postponed. A meeting has been scheduled for Monday, November 26, 2018 with Federal mediators, representatives of the union, and First Transit. This means all BRTA paratransit and fixed route service will… [ read more … ]

Paratransit Strike Update

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) received notification late this afternoon that the strike date of “on or around November 16, 2018” has been postponed until Monday November 19, 2018. This means all BRTA paratransit and fixed route service will operate as usual on Friday, November 16, 2018. Additional information will be posted to BRTA’s… [ read more … ]

Public Meetings on Proposed Changes

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) will be holding public meetings to receive comments on the proposed service and fare changes that would go into effect on July 1, 2018. BRTA was advised by MassDOT to expect level funding of the statewide regional transit authorities’ allocation, at the FY 2015 level of $80.4 million. BRTA… [ 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 … ]

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