Office Hours

The BARTA Special Services office, located at 1700 North 11th Street, Reading, is open from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Individuals can apply in person or by calling 610-921-2361.

ADA Reservations
ADA reservations can be made between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. BARTA uses an answering machine device to take “ADA eligible” trip requests on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. Saturday, Sunday and Holiday trip requests must be called in to the answering machine between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Calls received outside of those hours will not be scheduled.  It is important to remember that you must be certified as being “ADA eligible” and be taking an “ADA eligible” trip before you can take advantage of the previous day advance reservation request.

Service Hours

Service is available between the hours of 5:00 AM and 10:30 PM, Monday through Saturday for ADA eligible individuals and consumers requesting service 3/4 mile corridors on each side of fixed route.  Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for ADA eligible individuals and consumers requesting service 3/4 mile corridors on each side of each fixed route.  Other consumers contact our office for available times.

Service hours for Non-ADA eligible individuals are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday only.