Reduced Fare program

Laketran has launched a new Reduced Fare program that now offers reduced fares to seniors, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and students.  Any customer who would like to participate in Laketran’s Reduced Fare program for Local Routes, Dial-a-Ride or Park-n-Ride must complete a Reduced Fare Application.   Laketran is requiring all customers, even those who already ride for a reduced fare, to complete the application to update customer files.

Persons eligible for reduce fare for each mode of service include:

  • Local Routes: Seniors, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, Students
  • Dial-a-Ride: Seniors, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans
  • Park-n-Ride: Seniors, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, Students

In order to qualify for a reduced fare, the applicant must provide proof of eligibility using one of the following forms of documentation.

Seniors (Age 60 and over)

  • Golden Buckeye Card
  • State issued ID
  • Medicare Card
  • Birth Certificate

Individuals with Disabilities

  • Golden Buckeye Card
  • Medicare Card


  • Military ID
  • DD-214


  • College Student ID
  • High School Student ID

You can apply online or print an application.  Click here for more details about the Reduced Fare program.

Upon approval of your application, Laketran will update your EZfare or Dial-a-Ride/Request-a-Ride account, or issue you Laketran Reduced Fare ID to show when boarding the bus if you pay by cash. Please allow 10 business days to process applications.