Laketran News

Commuter Express Service for Friday, November 26

Due to historically reduced ridership on the day after Thanksgiving, on Friday, November 26, 2010 only the following Commuter Express Routes and Departures will operate:   Morning Departures Route 10 AM: 6:25, 7:00, 7:35 Route 11 AM: 6:25 (Madison), 7:00 (Lakeland) Route 12 AM: 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00 Route 13 AM: 6:40 Route 14 AM: […]

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Commuter Challenge Works for the Region

Commuter Challenge 2010 helped Northeast Ohio save 23,856 miles of driving!   From July 17-31, commuters were asked to try alternate transportation, including biking, walking, transit, carpooling or telecommuting. Participants won baseball tickets, Mr. Hero sandwich gift certificates, and other prizes.   Corporate participants included the Progressive Group of Insurance Companies, University Circle Inc., the […]

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Laketran First in Ohio to Introduce Smart Cards for Fare Payment

Laketran, the Regional Transit Authority for Lake County, Ohio is the first system in Ohio to introduce the use of Smart Cards for fare payment.   The Smart Card option, which becomes effective on Monday, August 16, 2010, allows passengers to pre-load their fare cards then pay their fare when boarding by simply tapping the […]

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Laketran Receives 14th Consecutive Clean Audit

Laketran, the regional transit authority for Lake County, Ohio has received a clean audit for the fourteenth consecutive year. Laketran received an unqualified opinion, the best opinion available for this type of audit, from James G. Zupka, CPA, Inc. Zupka is contracted by the State of Ohio to conduct this audit and issue an opinion, […]

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Service Restoration Hinges on Passage of Transportation Bill

Laketran’s Service Restoration Hinges on Passage of Transportation Bill Lake County, OH —-The dramatic cuts in local public transportation services put into effect last July could be reversed pending passage of the Public Transportation Preservation Act of 2010 (S. 3412). The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT) introduced the bill, […]

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