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555 Lakeshore Blvd,
Painesville, OH 44077

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Tammy Brooks, a Laketran Dial-a-Ride rider, was received as the 25 millionth rider in the history of Laketran on June 6.

Willoughby Hills native recognized as Laketran's 25 millionth rider

June 9, 2023
Tammy Brooks has been using Laketran services for the past 22 years and was honored at being recognized as the 25 millionth rider.

Laketran holds groundbreaking ceremony for headquarters renovation project

March 15, 2023
The project will cost $22 million and add 37,670-square feet of operations and bus storage space to the existing 162,000-square-foot headquarters.
Lake Tran

Laketran ridership recovery among top in nation

Oct. 1, 2021
Passenger safety, service enhancements and dedicated workforce keeps Laketran on the road to recovery.

Laketran’s Wickliffe Transit Center opens

June 18, 2021
The year-long project included the repaving of the existing Park-n-Ride lot and construction of a new state of the art transit center.
Laketran Frank J Polivka Transit Center Scaled

Laketran opens new transit center to prepare for electric buses

March 12, 2021
The Frank J. Polivka Transit Center at Lakeland Community College opens March 15, creating a central hub for Laketran.
COTA is one of eight Ohio transit agencies to be awarded state grants for clean vehicle bus replacements.
Gas, Diesel, CNG & LNG

State grants to fund Ohio transit agency bus purchases

Jan. 14, 2021
The nearly $10 million in funds will be used to replace 40 aging diesel buses at transit agencies throughout the state.
A passenger uses Laketran to get to work at Hobby Lobby.

Laketran announces Transit GO program for Lake County employers

Nov. 30, 2020
The pilot program offers enrolled Lake County employers free local route bus transportation for any employee or recruit to provide reliable transportation to work or throughout...
EZfare is now integrated with not only Moovit, but also the Transit app and Uber.
Mobile Applications

Laketran resumes fare collection Oct. 1 with new safe way to pay

Sept. 25, 2020
Fare collection resumes with new technology and national partnerships with Uber, Transit and Moovit in place creating a safer and more convenient way to pay a bus fare.

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Andrea Aaby
Andrea Aaby, MPH, Director of Compliance and Development, Laketran
40 Under 40

2021 40 Under 40: Andrea Aaby, MPH

Nov. 23, 2021
Andrea Aaby, MPH, Director of Compliance and Development, Laketran

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Laketran’s new routes aim to improve workforce development along Lake County’s largest industrial boulevard and serve new neighborhoods

Sept. 3, 2020
The agency’s first new routes in 20 years will serve Tyler Boulevard, Mentor Headlands and Mentor-on-the-Lake.
Laketran Facebook
Shared Mobility

Laketran pilots next day Dial-a-Ride to improve access to service

Aug. 7, 2020
The three-month pilot program allows customers to request a ride one day in advance instead of the normal two-day notice requirement.
Car Sharing

Laketran prioritizes Dial-a-Ride improvements after passing levy

Dec. 18, 2019
Laketran is adding 12 full-time and nine part-time drivers to add 35,000 hours of service in 2020.
Laketran Dial A Ride Transit Van 2019
Car Sharing

Laketran introduces vans into Dial-a-Ride fleet

Oct. 21, 2019
The agency added eight new Ford transit passenger vans through its vehicle replacement program.
Ben Capelle, Lisa Colling, Brian Falkowski Receiving Auditor Of State Award With Distinction

Auditor of state recognizes Laketran’s financial stewardship

Sept. 25, 2019
Laketran was awarded the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for the state of Ohio.
Raimey and Williams accepting their awards.
Safety & Security

Laketran drivers recognized for safety efforts

April 16, 2019
Laketran drivers Lee Raimey and Vickie Williams were two of the three drivers recognized during the Ohio Public Transit Association awards ceremony.
Brian Falkowski

Falkowski continues to lead Laketran with Zibbel as VP

Feb. 1, 2019
Laketran has chosen a strong and dedicated leader to lead the agency in its 45th year of serving Lake County.

Falkowski appointed to Laketran Board of Trustees, Malecek and Crislip reappointed

Nov. 26, 2018
Brian J. Falkowski has been appointed to Laketran's board of trustees to serve a three-year term and Kevin Malecek and Jeanette Crislip have been reappointed for three-year terms...
Members of Laketran’s maintenance team in front of the 30,000 gallon propane tank and a propane powered Dial-a-Ride vehicle, added to Laketran’s fleet in 2017. Laketran was recently designated as a Three-Star Ohio Green Fleet by Clean Fuel Ohio. (Left to Right): Joe Doeing, Jeremy Smalley, Nick Borelli, Scott McFadden, Barry Mallory, & Andrew McNamee.

Laketran’s Eco-Friendly Fleet Receives Clean Fuels Ohio Award

Oct. 24, 2018
With the addition of propane vehicles to its fleet, Laketran has been designated as an Ohio Green Fleet by Clean Fuels Ohio’s statewide program.