Doing Business with Laketran

Laketran strives to provide its passengers and taxpayers with the highest quality goods and services, at the best value. It uses this philosophy to buy the wide range of goods and services needed to provide the high quality public transportation Lake County enjoys.

Laketran encourages all bidders to review our Terms & Conditions prior to submitting any proposals or quotes.

Questions and concerns can be addressed to Andrea Aaby, Director of Compliance and Development,

Current Solicitations:

Invitation to Bid Laketran Headquarters Renovation and Expansion Construction

Bids Due: January 11, 2023 at 2:00p.m.

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting: December 15, 2022 at 10:00a.m. at project site.

Plans and more information can be found at SE Blueprint. Download Bid Tab.


Invitation to Bid Construction of Bus Stop at Mentor High School

Bids Due: January 6, 2023 at 2:00p.m.

Pre-Bid Meeting: December 12, 2022 at 2:00p.m. Download the Meeting Minutes.

Download the ITB.

To request plans, email Andrea Aaby at

Addenda will be published to this page and emailed to all plan holders. Download Bid Tab.


Request for Proposals for Purchase and Delivery of Four Mobile Column Lifts

Proposals Due: January 25, 2023 at 12:00p.m.

Download the RFP.

Download Questions & Answers as of January 20, 2023.


Request  for Proposals for Driver’s Uniforms

Proposals Due: February 6, 2023 at 12:00p.m.

Pre-Proposal Meeting: January 25, 2023 at 10:00am. Download Meeting Minutes.

Download RFP. Download Addendum #1.


For all other information regarding this or other Laketran contract services, please contact our Director of Compliance and Development at 440-350-1022 or email


Bidder’s List Registration

Vendors interested in being added to a bidder’s list or submitting pricing for goods and services are encouraged to complete a Vendor Registration Form.


Projected 2023 Procurement Schedule

Download here.

DBE Goal & Policy Statement

Laketran’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for all procurements for fiscal years 2023-2025 is projected at 1.4%. DBE firms are encouraged to complete the Vendor Registration Form for all contract opportunities. For more information, please contact Laketran’s DBE Liaison Officer, Andrea Aaby at 440-350-1022 &

Laketran’s DBE Program Policy Statement can be viewed here.

Bus Advertising

Laketran internal and external vehicle advertising is handled by Eagle Advertising. For more information, please contact Eagle Advertising at 216-881-0800 or