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…
The South Central Transit Authority (SCTA) is responsible for the management and administration of BARTA and conducts all procurement activities in support of the bus and shared ride service operated by BARTA. As a result, SCTA is responsible for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program.
SCTA established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 49 CFR Part 26. SCTA receives federal financial assistance from the DOT, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, SCTA signed an assurance it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26. It is the policy of SCTA to ensure that DBEs, as defined in Part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in contracting and procurement activities of SCTA, including all DOT-assisted contracts. In addition, SCTA is committed to fostering small business enterprise participation in the procurement of goods and services.
SCTA’s Policy Statement regarding DBE Participation in contracting and procurement activities is available by clicking the first link below. A copy of the Policy Statement issued by SCTA regarding its commitment to fostering small business participation in the procurement of goods and services is available by clicking the link below.