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West Reading to Resume Enforcement of Street Sweeping

West Reading officials have announced the borough will begin enforcement of street sweeping beginning Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Over the past two weeks, any vehicles parked during...

Douglass Drive Bridge Repair Expected to Last 6 Months

Construction to repair an open grate bridge on Douglass Drive will begin Monday, June 15th, 2020. The bridge is expected to be closed for six months. The bridge,...

Paving Work To begin on Friedensburg Road in Lower Alsace Township

Street paving of Friedensburg Road in Lower Alsace Township is scheduled to begin Thursday. Road crews will be paving between Lewis Road and Kramer Avenue. Lane restrictions will begin...

Night Time Utility Work Scheduled for South 5th Street in Reading

PennDOT has announced it will begin night time road work on South 5th Street, between Spruce Street and Laurel Street, on June 8, 2020. Lanes will be restricted...

Parking Payment App MobileNOW Shuts Down Due to Impact of Pandemic

Due to the impact of COVID-19, MobileNOW, the parking payment app used by Reading Parking Authority, West Reading, and several regional authorities, announced they are ceasing operations...

Reading Parking Authority to Resume Street Sweeping Enforcement

Reading Parking Authority says it will resume writing citations for daytime parking restrictions this Monday, May 4, 2020, in support of the City of Reading street sweeping...

BARTA Requires Customers to Wear Masks Starting Monday

BARTA has announced, beginning Monday, April 20, 2020, all customers and employees will be required to wear face masks while onboard BARTA buses and BARTA property. BARTA has...

Sound the Horn Campaign Honors Regional Transportation Workers

On Wednesday afternoon at 3pm, BARTA bus drivers all across Berks County sounded their horns in tribute to front line transit workers and essential workers nation wide. The...

BARTA Mechanic Tests Positive for COVID-19

On April 9, 2020, BARTA was informed that a BARTA mechanic has tested positive for COVID-19. The BARTA employee last worked on Thursday, April 2, 2020. The employee...

BARTA Bus Service to Begin Operating on a Saturday Schedule

BARTA bus service will begin operating on a Saturday Schedule starting Monday, March 30, 2020. Until further notice, all bus routes operating Monday through Saturday will follow...
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