Free rides for National Bike to Work Day Friday, May 17

Laketran encourages multi-modal commuting offering free rides for National Bike to Work Day Friday, May 17 Lake County, OH — On Friday, May 17, 2019, Laketran will be offering free rides to passengers who ride their bike to the bus stop as part of National Bike to Work Day. In an effort to encourage healthy […]

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Laketran rider, police remind drivers of crosswalk safety

By Tyler Rigg | The News-Herald | Saturday, May 4, 2019 After a recent incident at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Robinhood Drive, a Willoughby man is reminding fellow residents of the importance of crosswalk safety. Through social media, resident Terry McCann, who is blind, highlighted that drivers should be cautious when turning through […]

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NOACA awards $100,000 planning grant for Vine Street Corridor

Kristi Garabrandt – The News-Herald The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Association has awarded a $100,000 Transportation for Livable Communities Initiative Grant to Laketran to be used for the planning of the Vine Street Corridor. The grant was announced recently by Mayors Dennis Morley of Eastlake, Rich Regovich of Willowick and Bob Fiala of Willoughby along with Laketran CEO Ben Capelle. […]

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Laketran to build transit center on Lakeland Community College campus

By Chad Felton, The News-Herald | Saturday, February 23, 2019 Lakeland Community College is expanding its partnership with Laketran to build an intermodal transit center on its campus. The new structure will serve the 65,000 annual passengers using Laketran’s Local Routes, Park-n-Ride service to Cleveland and the recently added Campus Loop – Route 7 shuttle service at Lakeland. […]

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Laketran sees savings from fuel consortium led by Akron METRO RTA

By Chad Felton, The News Herald | Monday, December 31, 2018 While Laketran’s traditional sources of revenue have been lagging or uncertain, such as state and federal funding, the regional transit system has been able to depend on continued savings from a fuel consortium led by Akron METRO RTA to keep service operating. “This past year alone, Laketran […]

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