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:

Request for Proposals Body-on-Chassis Cutaway Vehicles

Proposals due on June 13, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

Pre-Proposal Conference: May 19, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Download the Meeting Minutes.

Download the RFP.


Request for Qualifications for Design/Engineering of Bus Shelter Sites

Proposals due on June 16, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

Pre-Proposal Conference: June 2, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

Laketran Headquarters – 555 Lakeshore Blvd., Painesville Twp., OH 44077

Download the RFQ.


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 2022 Procurement Schedule

Download here.

DBE Goal & Policy Statement

Laketran’s proposed Disadvantaged Enterprise Goal for 2023-2025 is 1.4%.

Laketran will hold a webinar on the 2023-2025 triennial DBE goal and possible contracting opportunities on June 2, 2022 at 2:00p.m. Contractors, vendors, and DBEs are encouraged to attend.

Meeting ID: 814 0446 3117
Passcode: 064756


Laketran’s Disadvantage Business Enterprises (DBE) goal for all procurement for fiscal years 2020-2022 is projected at 5.17%. DBE firms are encouraged to complete 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