Laketran News

Laketran saves a front seat on buses to honor Rosa Parks

This week Laketran, with NAACP of Lake County, are honoring the life and legacy of Rosa Parks by reserving a front seat on its buses in honor of the civil rights activist who sparked the Montgomery bus boycott. Born on February 4, Rosa Parks’ act of defiance for refusing to give up her bus seat […]

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Laketran officials reflect on year’s accomplishments; highlight plans, projects for 2022

Chad Felton | The News-Herald Two years after Laketran’s sales tax levy passage, the transit agency continues to honor its mission to provide safe and environmentally-friendly transportation while increasing service improvements and innovations. While things haven’t been easy amid the pandemic, the agency has moved forward replacing old vehicles and expanding operations and infrastructure, including […]

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Laketran’s Design a Bus Wrap student art contest is open for entry submittals

Middle school and high school students from Lake County are eligible to enter by submitting original artwork with a positive, environmentally friendly message. Participants are encouraged to create a design using the contest theme “Building a Greener Lake County” to promote public transit or ways to be environmentally responsible and care for Lake County’s outdoors. […]

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EZfare app expands benefits to transit riders and agency

Laketran offers pass sales at local retail stores Laketran riders can now purchase bus passes at over 70 retail stores throughout the county by adding cash to their EZfare account, the agency’s mobile fare payment app. This new payment option provides a convenient way for riders who have the app, but want or need to […]

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Painesville City Local Schools and Laketran launch “Raiders GO” to improve access for Harvey High School students

Painesville City Local Schools has recently collaborated with Laketran to provide a new student transit benefit program. Raiders GO is a partnership that will allow Harvey High School students, grades 9-12, to ride Laketran’s Local Route 1-9 free of charge wherever they are traveling – be it to campus, internships, activities, local resources, or after […]

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