City of Reading’s 275th Anniversary Parade – Sunday, October 1, 2023
Due to the City of Reading’s 275th Anniversary Parade Penn Street from 11th Street to 2nd Street will be CLOSED. And from Perkiomen Avenue from Franklin to Washington. The Parade Route is 11th & Penn…
Route 7/Pennside – Exeter Street Detour – starts Friday, June 2, 2023
Due to bridge repair on Exeter Street, the Route 7/Pennside bus route will need to detour beginning Friday, June 2, 2023. The inbound detour is: Butter Lane to right on Heidelberg Avenue to straight on…
If you receive Medical Assistance from the Department of Welfare, you may be eligible for transportation to medical appointments on BARTA Special Services. Passengers who receive Medical Assistance and are able to ride BARTA Buses are eligible for a bus pass when they ride to medical appointments on the regular BARTA bus system. To see if you qualify for Medical Assistance please contact BARTA Special Services at 610-921-2361, Toll Free @ 1-800-892-1122 or click on the link to review the guidelines.
For individuals who are hearing impaired, BARTA encourages customers to use the PA Relay Service. The service can be accessed by calling 711, free of charge.View Guidelines Medical Assistance Transportation Application
In addition to filling out the Medical Assistance Application, if you have a disability that prevents you from riding BARTA’s regular bus routes and are under 65 it is recommended that you fill out the ADA Application. in addition to the Medical Assistance application.
If you are 18 – 64 years of age it is recommended that you also fill out the PWD Application
If you are over 65 years of age, it is recommended that you also fill out the Senior Shared-ride Application