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A building with a curved design sits beneath a grey sky
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From Albany to the Pioneer Valley, regional transit authorities across the WAMC listening area are responding to a drop in ridership during the COVID-19 outbreak.

A young man in a pink shirt stands in front of a yellow wall
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Tate Coleman – the 15-year-old Chairman of the Great Barrington Public Transportation Advisory Committee – is pushing to make public transit more efficient and responsive to Southern Berkshire County residents. The Simons Rock student tells WAMC that a forum Tuesday at the South County Berkshire Community College Center will allow locals to share feedback on efforts to modernize regional bus service.

A young man in a pink shirt stands in front of a yellow wall
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As we’ve reported in recent months, a teen has taken on the task of improving public transit in Southern Berkshire County.

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A teenager working with the town of Great Barrington, Massachusetts on public transportation in Southern Berkshire County is holding a series of public forums this weekend.

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At last week’s Great Barrington, Massachusetts selectboard meeting, a teenager offered a new vision of public transit.

It was a busy year in Berkshire County — from infrastructure projects to unprecedented political turnover, and from the conclusion of a controversial art sale to standoffs between workers and employers.

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A strike that reduced buses to a limited schedule for more than two weeks in Berkshire County is over.

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Striking workers remain at odds with the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority.

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Employees at the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority have been on strike since rejecting a contract Sunday, complicating plans for travelers in the county.