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 for 2024 Gasoline and Diesel Fuel 

Laketran participates in a joint procurement for fuel. Detailed specifications are available by contacting Rebecca Schrader, Director of Finance, at 330-678-7745, ext. 111, or by emailing

All bids must be submitted in accordance with requirements set forth in the IFB and must be received in the administrative offices of PARTA on or before Wednesday, December 6, 2023, by 10:00 AM EST. A public bid opening will follow.


Request for Proposals for 32 Passenger Shuttle Buses for Special Transportation Service

Proposals Due: January 12, 2024 at 12:00p.m.

Pre-Proposal Conference *Mandatory for all potential proposers*
December 14, 2023 at 2:00p.m. via Zoom –
Meeting ID: 211 606 1815
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Request for Proposals for Comprehensive Grounds Maintenance

Proposals Due: January 5, 2024 at 12:00p.m.

Pre-Proposal Conference *Mandatory for all potential proposers*
December 14, 2023 at 10:00am at 555 Lakeshore Blvd.
Attend in person or via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 211 606 1815
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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 & 2024 Procurement Schedule

2023 download here.

2024 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 Bidder’s 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