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Audit Audit of the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority

This audit of the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority examines the maintenance of its fleet vehicles and the use of non-revenue-producing vehicles. The audit examined the period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.

Binder organization: Office of the State Auditor
Date published: July 9, 2018

Executive Summary

In accordance with Section 12 of Chapter 11 of the Massachusetts General Laws, the Office of the State Auditor has conducted a performance audit of the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) for the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017. In this performance audit, we assessed certain aspects of BRTA’s preventive maintenance activities related to its fleet of vehicles, including equipment and vehicles for transporting passengers with disabilities under the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. We also examined BRTA’s use of its non-revenue-producing vehicles, as well as its compliance with the General Laws regarding providing its financial records to the Secretary of Administration and Finance for public disclosure.

Our audit revealed no significant instances of noncompliance by BRTA that must be reported under generally accepted government auditing standards.

A PDF copy of the audit of the Berkshire Regional Transit Authority is available here.

List of Abbreviations

FTA

Federal Transit Administration

MBTA

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

BRTA

Berkshire Regional Transit Authority

RTA

regional transit authority

RTAI

Ron Turley Associates, Inc.

RTD

Rail and Transit Division

Contact

Phone

Fax

(617) 727-3014

Address

Massachusetts State House
Room 230
Boston, MA 02133

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