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…
Located at 8th and Cherry Street, in Downtown Reading, the BARTA Transportation Center (BTC) opened for bus service on Monday, March 4, 2002. The BTC provides a safe, comfortable, and climate-controlled area for our customers to wait for the bus. The BTC makes transferring from one bus to another much easier with all of the bus routes in one place. The arriving and departing buses are announced over the public address system and displayed on the transit information system located in the passenger waiting area and outside in the passenger loading areas.
Below is a diagram of the bus routes and bus stop locations inside the BTC:
Route 5/Albright College
Route 15/Berkshire Mall
Route 12/Lincoln Park via Reading Hospital
Route 16/Broadcasting Square
Route 3/Temple via Kutztown Road
Route 4/10th & 11th Streets
Route 1/Temple via 5th Street
Route 9/Grill via Kenhorst
Route 8/Reiffton/Shelbourne Square
Route 19/Cotton Street
Route 18/Schuylkill Avenue
Route 2/Fairgrounds Square Market
Route 20/Rt. 61/Hamburg
Route 22/Lyon Station/ East Penn Deka
Route 14/Wernersville/Sinking Spring/Womelsdorf
Reserved for Amtrak Bus Service to Philadelphia. Visit Amtrak website for more information.
*Verify stop prior to boarding
701 Franklin Street (8th & Cherry Streets)
Reading, PA 19604
Monday through Saturday 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight
Sunday 9:30. a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Customer Service Sales Window
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Temporarily Closed on Sundays