Laketran News

Laketran sees savings from fuel consortium led by Akron METRO RTA

By Chad Felton, The News Herald | Monday, December 31, 2018 While Laketran’s traditional sources of revenue have been lagging or uncertain, such as state and federal funding, the regional transit system has been able to depend on continued savings from a fuel consortium led by Akron METRO RTA to keep service operating. “This past year alone, Laketran […]

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Laketran’s Campus Loop service a useful amenity for Lakeland

By Chad Felton, The News Herald | Friday, December 21, 2018 With one semester under its belt operating the new Campus Loop “Route 7″ service at Lakeland Community College, officials say Laketran has proved to be a beneficial campus amenity to students, faculty and visitors alike. “We’re averaging about 1,000 monthly riders using the Campus Loop service,” […]

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Laketran joins Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance to save Perry Power Plant

Laketran’s Board of Trustees has added its name to a growing list of community stakeholders supporting the Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance. The alliance is seeking a public policy solution that will allow Perry Nuclear Power Plant to avoid its decommissioning slated for 2021. “Electricity is the future energy source for all ground transportation, including […]

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Laketran earns top safety award among transit peers

At the Monday, November 26, 2018 Board of Trustees meeting, Laketran was recognized by Ohio Transit Risk Pool as the 2018 recipient of organization’s Safe Operators Award Recognition (SOAR) award. Ohio Transit Risk Pool is a not-for-profit public transit risk pool serving ten regional transit authorities across the State of Ohio providing stable property and […]

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Laketran honors veterans with free rides on Monday, November 12

Lake County, OH – In observance of Veterans Day, Laketran will be offering free rides to veterans on Monday, November 12, 2018. 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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