Laketran News

Laketran receives $4 million federal grant for electric buses

LAKE COUNTY, OHIO – Laketran has been awarded $4.3 million to replace outdated diesel buses with battery-operated electric buses and upgrade the Wickliffe Park-n-Ride with charging infrastructure. The funds were awarded through a competitive grant award from the Department of Transportation (DOT). Funded from the multi-year surface transportation law, Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, […]

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Laketran honors veterans with free rides on Monday, November 11

Lake County, OH – In observance of Veterans Day, Laketran will be offering free rides to veterans on Monday, November 11, 2019. Riders on Local Routes and Park-n-Ride will need to inform their driver that they are a veteran when they board the bus, and their trip will be free. Dial-a-Ride customers should inform Laketran […]

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Sales Tax approval will fuel Laketran service

Voters sent a strong message of support to Laketran, as they went to the ballot box and supported the one-quarter of 1 percent sales tax levy to sustain Laketran’s door-to-door Dial-a-Ride service and improve transit services to key job corridors. Final, unofficial results from the Lake County Board of Elections, show the issue passed 29,907 […]

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Laketran introduces 5 passenger vans to Dial-a-Ride fleet

Laketran has started to introduce passenger vans into its Dial-a-Ride fleet as another way make the service more efficient as it combats the cost of growing ridership. Dial-a-Ride ridership has been rapidly increasing since 2015 and Laketran first took action by transitioning its Dial-a-Ride buses to propane in 2017 to reduce fuel costs and next […]

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