Laketran News

Retiring Rider Celebrates 22 Years of Laketran Ridership

When Patty White took a job at KeyBank (then Ameritrust) in Cleveland in 1988, she planned on working downtown for a year with hopes to relocate to another job closer to home. On April 1, 2011 White will celebrate her retirement from KeyBank and 22 years of riding Laketran.   “The car I had back […]

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Laketran Receives Two Awards for Astute Fiscal Management

Laketran’s Finance Department, headed by Lisa Colling, received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for Laketran’s 2010 budget from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). This award is the highest form of recognition in government budgeting and reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of government budgeting. Laketran’s 2010 […]

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Laketran Wonders How Government Will Fund Transportation Improvements

By Max Reinhart MReinhart@News-Herald.com  During his State of the Union Address earlier this week, President Barack Obama said America’s own engineers gave the nation a grade of “D” on the subject of infrastructure.  Also during the speech, the president asked for a redoubling of government efforts in rebuilding the country’s infrastructure. Like other officials in […]

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Laketran Board Gives Malecek and Redmond a Vote of Confidence

Painesville, OH – At the January 24 meeting, the Laketran Board of Trustees unanimously re-elected Kevin Malecek as Board President and John Redmond, CPA as Board Vice President for a second, one-year term for 2011. President Malecek has been a Laketran Trustees since May 2005 and Vice President Redmond has served on the Laketran Board […]

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Laketran Responds to Fairport Harbor Fires

Painesville, OH — At the January Board meeting, Laketran’s Deputy General Manager, Andy Altenweg reported Laketran provided over 51 man hours, including 10 drivers and an additional dispatcher to assist with the emergency evacuation of the Fairport Harbor community. Laketran used 12 buses during the evacuation and relocation. “People don’t always consider Laketran as an […]

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