Laketran News

Free rides for National Bike to Work Day Friday, May 17

Laketran encourages multi-modal commuting offering free rides for National Bike to Work Day Friday, May 17 Lake County, OH — On Friday, May 17, 2019, Laketran will be offering free rides to passengers who ride their bike to the bus stop as part of National Bike to Work Day. In an effort to encourage healthy […]

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Laketran rider, police remind drivers of crosswalk safety

By Tyler Rigg | The News-Herald | Saturday, May 4, 2019 After a recent incident at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Robinhood Drive, a Willoughby man is reminding fellow residents of the importance of crosswalk safety. Through social media, resident Terry McCann, who is blind, highlighted that drivers should be cautious when turning through […]

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Growing Dial-a-Ride demand for seniors drives need for Laketran levy

Laketran’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution proposing a new one-quarter of one percent local sales tax levy. A resolution will be filed with Lake County Board of Elections for the general election this November. Laketran has continued to operate prudently on a one-quarter of one percent sales tax levy since 1988 and has consistently […]

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Laketran drivers recognized for safety efforts by state association

Laketran drivers Lee Raimey and Vickie Williams were two of the three drivers recognized during the Ohio Public Transit Association (OPTA) awards ceremony at the association’s annual meeting this month in Columbus. Bus driver Lee Raimey received the 2019 OPTA Milestone Award for 30 years of accident-free driving at Laketran. He has never had an […]

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Where the jobs are: Laketran now takes Cleveland workers to Mentor industrial hub

By Grant Segall, The Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio–Bri’anna Cooper and Michael Dudley stand under a downtown streetlight every weekday before dawn and wait for the 6:20 a.m. to Mentor. Why Mentor, 26 miles from Cleveland? Because that’s where the jobs are. Cooper and Dudley were placed by temporary agencies a couple months ago in factories […]

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