Laketran Marketing Campaign Wins Top National Honor from The American Public Transportation Association

Laketran was among the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) winners announced during the transit industry’s annual AdWheels Awards at the APTA Annual meeting earlier this month. The awards recognize APTA’s public transportation system and business members for their outstanding marketing and communications. Laketran’s “Adventures in Commuting” campaign that grew Park-n-Ride ridership 8 percent in 2016 won a Grand … Read more

Laketran to Extend Service Hours for Holiday Season to Encourage Local Shopping and Improve Job Access

On Monday, September 18th Laketran’s Board of Trustees announced Laketran will provide additional late night service for Local Routes 1-6 and Dial-a-Ride service for the holiday season. The extended service hours will operate from Monday, November 13th through Saturday, December 30th. The extended hours provide additional transit service so employees can work later when retail outlets … Read more

Carhop’s Mobile Diner Will Serve Up Burgers and Famous Sauce at the Village Peddler Festival

One local vendor will be in two totally different locations during the two-day Village Peddler Festival. Gina Giallombardo and Annette Restifo, the two Willowick women behind Carhop’s Burger Sauce will be selling their famous jars of sauce in their usual spot located in the Local Culinary Marketplace tent at the festival and will also be serving it up … Read more

Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity Accepting Donations of Water to Support Hurricane Irma Disaster Relief Efforts in Florida

Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity in partnership once again with the Burton-Middlefield Rotary and other supporters will be accepting donations of cases of bottled water for shipment to the Habitat affiliate in Central Florida in response to Hurricane Irma beginning today, September 11th. Habitat for Humanity Lake Sumter (Habitat for Humanity Lake Sumter) will accept the water at … Read more

Polynesian Luau & Dinner

Join the Servants of Mary for a Polynesian Luau & Dinner on Saturday, September 9th from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Look forward to a spectacular evening at Servants of Mary! Your night will be full of fun while you watch performances by Hula Fusion, Professional Polynesian Dancers, including a Fire Dance! Tickets are $30.00 … Read more

Laketran Promotes Ben Capelle to General Manager

At the Monday, July 24th Laketran Board of Trustees meeting, the board unanimously voted to promote Ben Capelle as the Laketran General Manager starting Tuesday, August 1st.  Capelle is currently the Deputy General Manager and oversees the daily operations and maintenance of Laketran’s three core services, Local Routes, commuter Park-n-Ride service to Cleveland, door-to-door Dial-a-Ride and ADA … Read more

Laketran Launches Mobile App as Latest Technology Upgrade

In the last year, Laketran has launched a fleet of customer service tools to help users navigate the local public transit system and access their door-to- door Dial-a-Ride service. Next in line is a new Rider Tools mobile app now available for Android and iPhone users. “Everyone wants information in their palm of the hand. In the last year … Read more

Laketran Unveils $1.6 Million Infrastructure Investment to Provide Alternative Fueled Fleet for Lake County Residents

Officials from Laketran, the regional public transportation system in Lake County, Ohio, elected officials, and community representatives gathered on May 9th to commemorate a new 30,000 gallon propane fueling station and public transit bus fleet making its debut on Laketran’s Dial-a-Ride service that provides door-to-door demand response service for seniors and people with disabilities. Laketran will be saving … Read more