Laketran receives $1.9 million for electric bus investment

By Chad Felton | The News-Herald Laketran’s mission of deploying an expanded fleet of alternative-powered vehicles continues to move toward fruition. The Department of Transportation recently awarded the transit agency $1.9 million to purchase a zero-emission electric transit bus and three charging stations. According to Laketran, the addition of the charging stations will allow any of their fixed […]

read more →

Laketran seeks public input on new route serving Tyler Boulevard, Mentor High School, Mentor-on-the-Lake and Mentor Headlands

Lake County, OH – Laketran is hosting a series of public hearings to gain public input on a new fixed route bus line that would serve Tyler Boulevard, Mentor-on-the-Lake, Mentor Headlands, and parts of Center Street and Heisley Road as well as connect to Great Lakes Mall and Lakeland Community College. The new route, made […]

read more →

Lake County agencies collaboration wins grant from Paradox Prize project

By Chad Felton | The News-Herald Lake County officials recently collaborated with Lincoln Electric’s Mentor facility and Component Repair Technologies to develop an approach to connect people from low-income areas to opportunities at the companies. “What we came up with, to help in the overwhelming initiative to impact our workforce in Lake County, was a combination […]

read more →

Laketran and Lake County Secure Ohio EPA Funds to Improve Air Quality

Laketran and Lake County grant applications to the Ohio EPA for the Diesel Mitigation Trust Fund proved to be very competitive after receiving nearly 20 percent of the total award for this round of funding. Together, the agencies will bring $2.5 million of funding to the region for vehicle replacements that will improve the local […]

read more →

Campus Loop continues to be a convenient, safe amenity for students on campus

LAKE COUNTY, OH – Joel Connors, is a freshman at Lakeland Community College studying business and lives in Willoughby Hills. Originally, from Ontario, Canada, the 18 year old student chose to study at Lakeland Community College after committing to play baseball. Since relocating to Ohio, his transportation options are limited because he does not have […]

read more →