Laketran News

Laketran precautions against coronavirus

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 23, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. Fare Suspension extended until September 30 – To continue practicing social distancing on board buses, Laketran is suspending fare collection on all trips until September 30, 2020. Safe Seating on Local Routes – Ridership on Local Routes is increasing as more people go back to work.  Please […]

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Lake County agencies distributing 15,000 pounds of food weekly to feed 450-plus senior households

By Chad Felton cfelton@news-herald.com  Laketran’s Mentor Park-n-Ride location was transformed into a grocery delivery destination June 17 where over 450 Lake County seniors in need received boxes of produce and dairy items. Offering a completely contactless pickup process, Laketran employees, community volunteers and elected officials alike, all equipped with personal protective equipment, worked together placing groceries in […]

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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 […]

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Laketran board reappointments provide ongoing stability for the agency

At the Monday, May 18, 2020 Laketran Board of Trustees Meeting, board members Jon P. Marten and Lane H. Sheets, along with board president Brian Falkowski, were all sworn in to serve an additional three-year term expiring May 15, 2023. First appointed in May of 2017, this appointment marks Sheets’ second term serving Laketran. Marten’s […]

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Senior Produce Pick-Up program extended to Aug 12

Beginning Wednesday May 20, Laketran is partnering with Lake County Council on Aging,  Board of Lake County Commissioners Senior Services,  Lifeline,  RSVP of Lake County, and Greater Cleveland Food Bank. to launch a Produce Pick-Up program for Lake County Seniors. Lake Humane Society is also providing free pet food. How does the program work? Fresh produce will be available on […]

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