Laketran celebrates 25 years of serving Lake County veterans, offers free rides on Veterans Day

For 25 years, Laketran has operated a special Veterans Medical Transportation service, in partnership with Lake County Veterans Service Commission and Lake County Board of Commissioners. The program guarantees Lake County veterans have access to VA appointments, healthcare and adult daycare centers by providing free door-to-door transportation to veterans and their spouses. Veterans can travel […]

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Laketran pilots Next Day Dial-a-Ride to improve access to service

On August 3, Laketran began a pilot program offering Next Day Dial-a-Ride reservations to customers who use the agency’s door-to-door transportation service. Dial-a-Ride is an assisted transportation service primarily used by seniors and people with disabilities who cannot access the agency’s Local Route service. Laketran provides the service throughout Lake County and to limited Cuyahoga […]

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Laketran officials reflect on 2019 achievements, look toward future improvements

Chad Felton | The News-Herald It was, once again, a very busy year for Laketran. The transit agency’s bustling 2019 was capped off with multiple announcements of good tidings, including, most notably, the November passage of a 0.25 percent sales tax to sustain Laketran’s door-to-door Dial-a-Ride service and to improve transit services to key job corridors. Remaining […]

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Laketran prioritizes Dial-a-Ride improvements after passing levy

LAKE COUNTY, OH – At the Monday, December 16 Laketran board of trustees meeting the board approved phase one of service improvements promised by Laketran that will be funded by the passage of their recent sales tax levy. Laketran will be hiring twelve full-time drivers and nine part-time drivers that will add over 35,000 hours […]

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Laketran honors veterans with free rides on Monday, November 11

Lake County, OH – In observance of Veterans Day, Laketran will be offering free rides to veterans on Monday, November 11, 2019. Riders on Local Routes and Park-n-Ride will need to inform their driver that they are a veteran when they board the bus, and their trip will be free. Dial-a-Ride customers should inform Laketran […]

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