Laketran News

Laketran installs propane detectors to prepare for fleet arrival

By Chad Felton, The News-Herald |Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Grand River Village-based V.L. Chapman Electric Inc. was awarded a contract by Laketran’s Board of Trustees for the supply and installation of 21 indoor propane gas detectors. The board awarded the contract at its Jan. 23 meeting. According to a Laketran news release, the detectors will […]

General Manager, Ray Jurkowski announces plan to retire

By Chad Felton, The News-Herald | Saturday, January 28, 2017 Laketran’s trustees were delivered fairly anticipated news when General Manager Ray Jurkowski announced his intent to retire later this year during the Jan. 23 board meeting. Jurkowski said he plans to retire at the end of his employment contract on July 31. He has served […]

Laketran’s trend of conservative spending a continued focus in 2017

By Chad Felton | The News-Herald | Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Laketran’s Board of Trustees recently approved a balanced 2017 operating and capital budget ensuring no fare increase for the upcoming year. The budget will mark the eighth consecutive year fares have remained the same, despite volatility in federal and state funding. According to a […]

Laketran’s redesigned bus stop signs featuring new real-time rider tool

By Chad Felton | The News-Herald |Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Laketran’s 715 bus stop signs lining major corridors in Lake County and downtown Cleveland streets where Park-n-Ride service operates have been newly redesigned to feature a text-messaging program. The program serves to inform riders when the next bus will depart from the stop with real-time […]

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