Laketran News

Laketran deploys Ohio’s largest battery-operated electric bus fleet with a charging demonstration at the dedication of the Wickliffe Transit Center with honored guest U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

Join us on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wickliffe Park-n-Ride at 29551 Lakeland Blvd., Wickliffe, OH 44092 Laketran celebrates deployment of ten zero-emissions electric buses, operating the lowest polluting and most energy efficient transit vehicles in northeast Ohio. Wickliffe Transit Center brings new technology to the Midwest with en-route charging infrastructure […]

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Laketran is helping residents vote with free ride

Laketran strongly believes transportation should not be a barrier to vote and will continue their Vote & Ride program for the fall general election allowing residents to ride the bus free to vote. Lake County residents can take Laketran’s Local Routes or schedule a door-to-door Dial-a-Ride starting October 5 to vote early at the Lake […]

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Laketran Mobile Food Pantry receives state award

The Ohio Public Transportation Association recently recognized Laketran at their annual Excellence Awards ceremony at the Ohio Needs Transit Conference in Akron. Laketran’s new Lake County Mobile Food Pantry program received the association’s inaugural 2021 Collaborative Excellence award given to a transit system to honor an innovative collaboration to improve lives in their community. “Throughout […]

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Laketran ridership recovery among top in nation

Laketran ridership recovery among top in nation: Passenger safety, service enhancements, and dedicated workforce keeps Laketran on road to recovery Laketran ranked 32nd in a recent Federal Transit Administration report comparing the ridership recovery of 3,000 transit systems nationwide. The report compared ridership data from June 2019 to June 2021, showing a 67% ridership recovery for […]

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VAX & RIDE contest announced for transit riders

Ohio Department of Transportation’s Rides to Community Immunity program will fund a VAX & RIDE contest in Lake County to encourage public transit riders to get vaccinated and support the safety of transit drivers. In partnership with ODOT and Lake County General Health District, Laketran announced details for a VAX & RIDE contest to encourage […]

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