Lake County Mobile Food Pantry

The Lake County Mobile Food Pantry provides fresh produce to Lake County seniors for free through a weekly distribution at the Laketran Mentor Park-n-Ride. Distributions are Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Mentor Park-n-Ride at 8650 Market St. Lake County seniors, 60 years and older, may register for one pick-up per month […]

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Laketran Mobile Food Pantry receives state award

The Ohio Public Transportation Association recently recognized Laketran at their annual Excellence Awards ceremony at the Ohio Needs Transit Conference in Akron. Laketran’s new Lake County Mobile Food Pantry program received the association’s inaugural 2021 Collaborative Excellence award given to a transit system to honor an innovative collaboration to improve lives in their community. “Throughout […]

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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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