Laketran to Provide Campus Loop Service for Lakeland Community College

Two anchor institutions in Lake County, Laketran and Lakeland Community College, have collaborated for decades to create transportation solutions for the college campus and the community. Their longstanding partnership includes a student transit benefit program that provides students enrolled in credit classes free transit access on Laketran’s Local Routes and dedicated campus parking space at the state Route 306 … Read more

Ohio Auditor of State Recognizes Laketran’s Financial Stewardship

Lake County taxpayers can take pride in Laketran’s continuous commitment to fiscal responsibility. Laketran’s was presented the “Ohio Auditor of State Award with Distinction” on Monday, July 23rd by Dave Yost, Auditor of State staff representative Michelle Stys. It is the 23rd consecutive year Laketran has received an unqualified opinion with no material citations, material weaknesses, significant deficiencies, … Read more

Laketran Participating in the 13th Annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 14 at Painesville’s Veteran’s Park

Laketran’s Annual Dump the Pump Celebration Thursday, June 14th from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Painesville Farmer’s Market (Veterans Park/Painesville Square) Laketran Routes 1 from Mentor, Route 4 from Madison, Route 5 Fairport Harbor/Painesville, or Dial-a-Ride transportation To highlight public transportation, biking and walking as travel options that save you money and help the environment. With the … Read more

Locations Along Laketran Add Value to Riding

Bus riders who take Laketran’s Local Routes around town are getting a more for their bus fare this summer. Laketran recently announced Locations along Laketran, a summer long promotion that features a business each week along Laketran’s Local Routes 1-6 that offer a discount just for being a Laketran rider. Laketran’s Local Routes 1-6 travel the major … Read more

Dine for the Lake County YMCA

10% of cost of meals donated to the Lake County YMCA from Monday, February 26th – Saturday, March 3rd What: Support the Lake County YMCA while dining out at Flavors Around the Square, Madison Family Restaurant and Mentor Family Restaurant from Monday, February 26th – Saturday, March 3rd. Each of the restaurants are giving back to … Read more

Laketran Joins State Initiative “Ohio Loves Transit”

On February 14th, Laketran will join Ohio Public Transit Association members to celebrating “Ohio Loves Transit” a statewide initiative to promote the need for public transit in Ohio. The purpose of this day is to celebrate transit and demonstrate how it is helping move Ohio forward. Over 3 million Ohioans rely on public transportation every weekday—primarily for … Read more

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