Detour & Service Alerts 1

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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How to Apply

How to Apply

Interested persons are asked to complete an employment application.  A driving record and criminal background check will be conducted for all applicants.

BARTA Employment Application

*If you are filling out an application for an Operator position, please complete the two forms below. There is no charge to fill out the forms. On the “Request For Driver Information” form, please fill out Sections C and E.  Please include both forms with your application.

Request For Driver Information

DOT Information Form

Applications can be submitted by:
Fax: 610-921-0209
Mail: BARTA, 1700 North 11th Street, Reading, PA 19604
In-person at the BARTA’s Administrative Offices, 1700 North 11th Street, Reading, PA 19604, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Equal Employment Opportunity Program

The Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority is hereby committed to complying with prohibitions against discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, or handicap as set forth in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and Section 19 of the UMT Act of 1982.

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Voluntary Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Survey