The South Central Transit Authority (SCTA) is developing a Transit Development Plan (TDP) for the fixed-route bus and paratransit services in Berks and Lancaster Counties.  The TDP will serve as a guide for meeting future demands for transit services and increasing the overall use of public transit.  Development of the TDP involves:


SCTA will be seeking community input throughout the planning process.  In addition to the public outreach activities noted below, SCTA will be conducting stakeholder interviews, agency workshops, and a business survey.

Public Meeting

Come to the public meeting to share your input about existing and future transit service in your community.

BARTA – Berks County Meeting

Monday, November 13, 2017

Open House from 4pm – 7pm

BARTA Transportation Center (BTC) – 8th & Cherry Streets, Reading


BARTA Public Meeting Flyer – English

BARTA Public Meeting Flyer – Spanish

Customer Satisfaction Survey

If you ride a BARTA Bus Route in mid-November, you may be invited to participate in a customer satisfaction survey by filling out a questionnaire during your ride.  Please take the time to tell us what you think of our service.

Community Survey

SCTA wants to find ways to improve the BARTA bus service we provide.   Improvements could include new services and/or improvements on existing services.  Whether or not you ever use BARTA we want your ideas!  Public Transit is important to the whole community including those who do not regularly use the bus. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey.

On-Line Survey – English

On-line Survey – Spanish