Detour & Service Alerts 2

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…

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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…

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BARTA Park-N-Transit Parking Garage

Picture of BARTA Park-N-Transit Parking Garage location building

Location: 7th & Franklin Streets, Reading, PA

Located beside the historic Franklin Street Station. Customers can enter from Franklin Street or Chestnut Street.

Google Address: 101-199 Plum Street, Reading, PA 19602

Capacity: 350 Spaces
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours, 7 days.  Daily Public Parking and Monthly Parking are available.
Entrance/Exit: Franklin Street and Chestnut Street
Height Clearance: 7′ 11″
Payment Options: Pay on Foot Machine: Credit Card and Cash accepted.  Credit Card Payment is accepted at exit gates.

BARTA Parking Garage at the BTC (BARTA Transportation Center)

BARTA Parking Garage at the BTC - BARTA Transportation Center

Location: Lower Level of the BARTA Transportation Center (BTC)

Google Address: 701 Franklin Street, Reading, PA 19602

Capacity: 100 Spaces
Hours of Operations:
Weekdays and Saturdays – 5:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Sundays – 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Gates are used overnight to lock and secure parking garage. Parking Garage is not open to daily public parking. Parking Garage available for Monthly Parking and Berks County Veterans Affairs customers.
Entrance/Exit: Franklin Street and Cherry Street
Height Clearance: 7′ 11″
Payment Options: Monthly Parking Access Pass. Credit Card payments accepted at exit gates. There is no Pay on Foot Machine at this parking garage.

Note: If a customer enters parking garage without a Monthly Parking Pass and takes a ticket, the charge to exit the garage will be $14.00 and will have to be paid by credit card at the exit gate.