Laketran News

Lake County agencies collaboration wins grant from Paradox Prize project

By Chad Felton | The News-Herald Lake County officials recently collaborated with Lincoln Electric’s Mentor facility and Component Repair Technologies to develop an approach to connect people from low-income areas to opportunities at the companies. “What we came up with, to help in the overwhelming initiative to impact our workforce in Lake County, was a combination […]

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Laketran and Lake County Secure Ohio EPA Funds to Improve Air Quality

Laketran and Lake County grant applications to the Ohio EPA for the Diesel Mitigation Trust Fund proved to be very competitive after receiving nearly 20 percent of the total award for this round of funding. Together, the agencies will bring $2.5 million of funding to the region for vehicle replacements that will improve the local […]

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Laketran officials reflect on 2019 achievements, look toward future improvements

Chad Felton | The News-Herald It was, once again, a very busy year for Laketran. The transit agency’s bustling 2019 was capped off with multiple announcements of good tidings, including, most notably, the November passage of a 0.25 percent sales tax to sustain Laketran’s door-to-door Dial-a-Ride service and to improve transit services to key job corridors. Remaining […]

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Laketran prioritizes Dial-a-Ride improvements after passing levy

LAKE COUNTY, OH – At the Monday, December 16 Laketran board of trustees meeting the board approved phase one of service improvements promised by Laketran that will be funded by the passage of their recent sales tax levy. Laketran will be hiring twelve full-time drivers and nine part-time drivers that will add over 35,000 hours […]

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Campus Loop continues to be a convenient, safe amenity for students on campus

LAKE COUNTY, OH – Joel Connors, is a freshman at Lakeland Community College studying business and lives in Willoughby Hills. Originally, from Ontario, Canada, the 18 year old student chose to study at Lakeland Community College after committing to play baseball. Since relocating to Ohio, his transportation options are limited because he does not have […]

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