Laketran News

Laketran announces extended holidays hours

Extended holiday hours were announced on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Laketran’s Board of Trustees meeting. Laketran will provide additional late night service for Local Routes 1-6 and Dial-a-Ride service for the holiday season. The extended service hours will operate from Monday, November 13, 2017 through Saturday, December 30, 2017. The extended hours provide additional […]

Laketran’s 21st clean audit receives State accolades

Lake County, OH – Laketran, the regional public transit authority for Lake County, Ohio received a clean audit for the twenty-first consecutive year.  Laketran received an unqualified opinion, the best opinion available for this type of audit, directly from State of Ohio auditors who oversaw Laketran’s audit and issued the opinion.  No citations were reported […]

Editorial: Laketran board’s pick for new general manager is fine choice

The News-Herald Editorial Board | Saturday, July 29, 2017 When longtime Laketran General Manager Ray Jurkowski announced in January that he planned to retire on July 31, questions arose about where the public transit agency would find a successor. Would Laketran’s search committee of board trustees lean toward choosing a top-notch transit executive from outside of the organization, and […]

Laketran updates no-show policy for Dial-a-Ride and ADA service

By Chad Felton, The News-Herald | Monday, July 31, 2017 Because of recent changes by the Federal Transit Administration, Laketran is updating its no-show policy to comply with new federal regulations to better meet the needs of its customers. On July 24, the Laketran Board of Trustees approved an updated, federally regulated no-show policy regarding Laketran’s Dial-a-Ride […]

Laketran promotes Ben Capelle to General Manager

LAKE COUNTY – At the Monday, July 24, 2017 Laketran Board of Trustees meeting, the board unanimously voted to promote Ben Capelle as the Laketran General Manager starting Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Capelle is currently the Deputy General Manager and oversees the daily operations and maintenance of Laketran’s three core services, Local Routes, commuter Park-n-Ride […]

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