Business With BRTA



March 11, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) is seeking proposals from qualified advertising firms to act as exclusive agent for the sale of transit advertising in and on buses, vans, shelters and facilities owned or operated by the BRTA. The agent will sell and maintain display sign advertising space. In return, the agent will pay the BRTA a percentage of its gross operating revenue. The agent will develop a cross platform solution for advertising opportunities via electronic media.

The contracting period between the BRTA and the selected Proposer will be July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022 and may by mutual agreement of both parties be renewed in one-year increments for up to two (2) additional years.

Interested parties may obtain a copy of RFP 2019-01 by contacting the BRTA at info@berkshirerta.com. The completed Acknowledgement of Receipt Form must be received at the BRTA prior to April 1, 2019 to receive the addendum containing vendor list, written questions and answers, and any schedule modifications. Sealed proposals must be received at the BRTA Administrative Office no later than 11 AM on April 22, 2019.

June 28, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP 2018-01)

INSURANCE BROKERAGE, CLAIMS AND RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR VEHICLE FLEETS

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) is requesting proposals from qualified insurance firms to provide insurance brokerage, claim management and risk management services to the Authority. Any contract awarded under this Request for Proposal (RFP) is subject to financial assistance contracts between the BRTA and the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and/or the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The contract will therefore be subject to the regulations of both FTA and MassDOT.

The selected Broker will provide insurance brokerage, claims and risk management services commencing September 1, 2018, for a term of ten (10) months, ending June 30, 2019 with two (2) optional one (1) year extensions, at the discretion of the Administrator.

The Request for Proposals will be issued on June 28, 2018. To request a copy of the RFP package, please contact the BRTA at this link.

Sealed proposals must be received at the BRTA Operations Office no later than 11:00 AM on July 30, 2018.

Proposers should prepare written questions and submit prior to July 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM.

July 20, 2016

BRTA DBE Goal for Fiscal Year 2017-2019

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. BRTA’s proposed DBE participation goal for all FTA-funded transportation programs from FY 2017 through FY 2019 is 0.78%. A description of this goal is available for review for 30 days following publication of this notice.

Public comments regarding the established goal will be accepted for 45 days from the date of this notice. DBE businesses are encouraged to inform the BRTA of their products and services.

Comments should be directed to:
DBE Coordinator
Berkshire Regional Transit Authority
1 Columbus Avenue, Suite 201
Pittsfield, MA 01201



To view a copy of the BRTA's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise policy statement. (PDF)

To view a copy of the BRTA's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program. (PDF)

To view a copy of the BRTA's Title VI Non-Discrimination Policy. (PDF)

To view a copy of the BRTA's Limited English Proficiency Plan. (PDF)


Parties interested in advertising on the BRTA's fixed route vehicles, please click on the link below:

Transit Advertising on BRTA Buses (PDF)