Mentor Public Schools and Laketran pilot “Cardinal Go” to improve access for high school students

Mentor Public Schools was recently awarded a grant that will fully fund a two-year pilot of a new student transit benefit program with Laketran. Cardinal Go is an innovative partnership that will allow Mentor High School students, grades 9-12, to ride Laketran’s Local Route 1-9 free of charge wherever they are traveling – be it to campus, internships, activities, local […]

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Wickliffe Transit Center opens

Laketran is excited to announce the opening of the Wickliffe Transit Center at our Wickliffe Park-n-Ride.  Local Routes 2 and 3 and Park-n-Ride Route 12 will begin operations from the transit center on Monday, June 21, 2021. The year-long project included the repaving of the existing Park-n-Ride lot and construction of a new state of […]

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Lake County Mobile Food Pantry continues distributions through the summer months

The Lake County Mobile Food Pantry program has secured donations from Greater Cleveland Foodbank to extend the program through September. “A lot of agencies are reflecting on what things they did differently during the pandemic and what should stay,” shared Laketran CEO Ben Capelle. “While food insecurities exist among our seniors, we plan to continue […]

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Laketran swears in two new board members, VP Zibbel reappointed

Laketran swore in three trustees at the Monday, May 24, 2021 meeting. Two new trustees recently appointed by Lake County Commissioners are William F. Eppich of Mentor and Daniella Nunnally from Painesville Township. Eppich and Nunnally, along with reappointed board vice president Chuck Zibbel, will serve three-year terms.  Zibbel has served the Laketran board since […]

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COVID-19 Updates: Vaccination Service & Mask Updates

UPDATE: May 18, 2021 – Face Mask and Vaccine Transportation Update Face Masks are still required on all Laketran Services. Laketran is adhering to face mask requirements set by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), which states that face masks are required for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard […]

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