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Photos from Board of Lake County Commissioners Senior Services's post
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive a Dial-a-Ride bus? Each month, Laketran provides close to 20,000 rides to seniors and people with disabilities. All of our drivers start their career driving our Dial-a-Ride buses, transporting individuals to work, doctor appointments, the grocery store, senior centers, and more! Join us as we follow Denise through her shift as a Dial-a-Ride driver and learn more about what it’s like behind the wheel
Follow Laketran Driver Denise through her day to see what it's like to help transport seniors and people with disabilities around Lake County.
Below is our list of holidays Laketran will be open and closed for in 2023. Be sure to schedule all Dial-a-Ride trips ahead of our closed holidays!
Meet Jacqui, one of our Dial-a-Ride drivers! Jacqui has been with Laketran for 8 years now and shared that as an employee of Laketran, she really enjoys serving our passengers and appreciates that Laketran recognizes and acknowledges you for a job well done. You could drive for Laketran and work with colleagues like Jacqui! Learn more about our Hiring Event on January 4 at laketran.com/careers
Meet Ed, a Mechanic on our maintenance team here at Laketran. Ed loves working in our Maintenance Department because of the people and what they accomplish together. Each year, our Maintenance Department performs 6,000 preventative maintenance service jobs to keep our fleet safe and reliable. Laketran is looking for mechanics that would enjoy the challenge of working on a diverse fleet of electric, propane, diesel and gasoline vehicles. Join our maintenance team and get to work with people like Ed! Learn more about our upcoming hiring event at laketran.com/careers
Wishing all of our employees, customers and vendors a very Merry Christmas!
Route 1 is currently being driven by a Dial-a-Ride bus due to the weather. The white bus headed towards the mall is running 25 min behind. The bus headed to Painesville is blue and is on time.
UPDATED: 5:16PM Multiple Service Alerts
- Routes 8 & 9 will not service Corporate Blvd for the remainder of the day due to road conditions. Please use Tyler Blvd bus stops.
- Routes 1-9 are not going to the mall. A shuttle bus is running every 15 minutes between the mall and Lakeland College transit center to connect with Local Routes 1-9. If you need to get to the mall, take the shuttle from Lakeland transit center.
This will hopefully avoid some holiday traffic, get you to an indoor waiting area quicker, and keep buses on schedule a bit more. Be safe out there.
All in-county buses are running behind due to the weather. Check the Real Time Map to locate your bus. https://info.laketran.com/RouteMap/Index
Route 1 is experiencing delays due to holiday traffic along Mentor Avenue between Painesville & Mentor. We anticipate this to continue through Saturday. Please use the Real-Time Map to track your bus. https://info.laketran.com/RouteMap/Index
Have you heard? Laketran is looking to hire 18 part-time drivers and mechanics! Join us on-site for our Hiring Event on January 4 from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for a guaranteed interview to join our growing team. Ready to learn more? Visit laketran.com/careers
Careers at Laketran take you far. We offer competitive pay, excellent training, top-tier benefits package and jobs that serve the community.
Laketran will close early on Saturday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) and Saturday, December 31 (New Year’s Eve). Local Routes 1- 9 will begin their last trips at 5:00 p.m. and service will end at 6:00 p.m. and the last Dial-a-Ride pick-up window will be 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Happy Holidays from all of us at Laketran!
We had some great visitors this week. Jordan Pennell, Senator Sherrod Brown's local representative, stopped by to discuss federal funding opportunities and Leadership Lake County, Inc. visited us on their Environment Day for a demonstration of our electric bus charging infrastructure.
Be on the lookout this holiday season for our holiday bus! Have you taken a ride yet through our winter wonderland?
Starting December 12, Chester Street is only open to eastbound traffic, due to the installation of new water lines and road resurfacing. The route detour is as follows:
Route 4 Eastbound:
Left on E. Erie St.
Right on Richmond St.
Right on Chester St.
Right on N. State St.
Right on Main St.
Right on N. St. Clair to Painesville Transfer Center
Resume regular routing to Madison
There is no detour for Route 4 westbound. The detour will continue until March 2023. Track your bus on our real-time map: https://info.laketran.com/RouteMap/Index
This holiday season, give the gift of Laketran. Gift certificates are now available to purchase for Local Route, Park-n-Ride or Dial-a-Ride fares. Physical certificates will be provided for you to give to your recipient. For more information, please contact our finance department at 440-350-1003.
Yesterday we were honored to host students from Youth Leadership Lake County, Inc. for their Government Day, sharing with them the history of Laketran, and how our agency operates and is governed. We hope you learned a lot and enjoyed your time on our campus!
Looking for a last minute holiday meal? Look no further than Dickey’s! Located along Route 1, Dickey’s has an amazing menu featuring wings, brisket and more! See their full menu at dickeys.com or visit them at 9434 Mentor Avenue.
Georgia Peach, Ohio Harvest, Wedding Cake, Oh My! These are just some of the many scents available at Cleveland Candle Company ! Located along Route 9, Cleveland Candle Co. No appointment is necessary to come make a candle of your very own! To see all of their scent options and to learn more, visit them online at clecandleco.com
Looking for a popcorn experience unlike any other? Then you need to head over to Northcoast Corn Creations, located along Route 3 in Willoughby! Some of their flavors include pizza, watermelon, blue raspberry and dill pickle, just to name a few! Available in both bags and tins, give them a try to see which popcorn flavor is your favorite! See all flavors at northcoastcorn.com/our-popcorn
Are you looking for a fresh cut for the holidays? Make an appointment today at Ladies & Gentleman! Ladies & Gentleman has a wide variety of services including men’s and women’s haircuts, massages, manicures, and pedicures! Pamper someone on your gift list (or even yourself) this holiday season at Ladies & Gentleman, located along Route 1 on Mentor Avenue!
UPDATE at 11:45AM: Our phone lines are now operating. Thank you for your patience.
Our phone lines are down. Dial-a-Ride trips can still be managed online with Request-a-Ride. If you need assistance, please contact us via our website at https://laketran.com/contact-us/
Sorry for any inconvenience.
Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? Look no further than Shops by the Lake! Located at 1871 N. Ridge Road along Route 4 in Painesville, Shops by the Lake has over 150 vendors to shop with from crafts to vintage and antiques. More information can be found at shopsbythelake.com.
SweetBerry Fresh Market, located along Routes 2 and 6, is the perfect place to get all of your fresh foods! Not only do they offer a large selection of fresh fruit and produce, they also have a Sub Shop and butcher to offer you special cut meats. Learn more about all SweetBerry has to offer by checking out their page at https://www.facebook.com/SweetBerryMarket/
Due to an accident on I-90 Westbound, all Park-n-Ride buses will be delayed arriving downtown this evening. Please check the real time map for more information.
Have you ever had the craving for a funnel cake or cheese on a stick, only to be disappointed that it isn’t fair season? Well turn that frown upside down, because Dynamite Dawgs is here for you! With an amazing menu of dawgs and fair favorites (including funnel cakes, deep fried Oreos, cheese on a stick and more), they even have a vegetarian dawg option! Be sure to check them out on Center Street along Route 8 the next time you are looking for a bite to eat!
From stemless wine glasses and pint glasses to earrings and ornaments, there is something for everyone on your holiday list at Junie Balloonie! They even made us bus earrings! Located along Route 5 in Fairport Harbor, Junie Balloonie not only offers products for sale, but has a number of classes to offer as well! Visit junieballoonie.com to see all giftable options this holiday season!
Due to a fire on N State Street, the Route 5 buses will be using the following detour this morning:
Left on Chester Avenue
Right on N St Clair Street
Right on Lynch Avenue
Back on Route
Check the real time map for more.
From all of us at Laketran, we wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving. Our offices are closed today for the holiday and no services will operate. We look forward to riding with you again soon.
With the snowy Northeast Ohio weather on the way, Atlas Cinemas is the perfect gift to keep you warm! Head over to one of their theaters (located along Routes 1,2,3,6,8 and 9) to enjoy a show and of course some candy or movie theater popcorn! Gift cards are available at all Atlas Cinema locations. Visit atlascinemas.net to learn more.
Routes 3, 6 and 12 are currently detouring westbound. Leaving Shoregate, buses will take a right onto Lakeshore, a right onto E. 305th Street and a right on Lakeland, and then will resume their regular route.
The Route 12 bus that departs CSU at 5:00pm will not operate tonight. Please take the 5:15pm from CSU. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24 for Thanksgiving and no services will operate. Please be sure to book your Dial-a-Ride trips in advance for the last week of November. Park-n-Ride will operate limited service on Friday, 11/25. Learn more about our holiday hours at https://laketran.com/alert/holiday-service-changes/
Give the gift of wellness! The Mentor Salt Cave is located along Route 1 at 7501 Mentor Avenue. You can shop local at the Mentor Salt Cave this holiday season by purchasing a gift card or checking out products in their retail section at the front of the store, including salt infused room sprays and vino therapy lip balm. Learn more at mentorsaltcave.com
Did you know Laketran partners with area high schools so students without cars have equal access to internships, CCP programs, jobs, and extra curricular programs? Today we're travel training students from Painesville City Local Schools and supporting the Wickliffe High School Career Fair. Check out these bus riders!!
Have you visited Unique Like Me? Located along Routes 1, 4 and 5, Unique Like Me has a variety of unique, quality handmade and recycled items that make perfect holiday gifts! Their retail store on Main Street in Painesville offers students ages 16-22 with skills training. Be sure to stop into Unique Like Me soon!
Route 4 will detour Painesville Square road closure due to Spirit of Season event tonight.
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Due to an accident at Mentor Avenue and Fern Drive, Routes 1 and 9 are delayed. More information to come regarding detours, check the real time map for more.
Not only can we drive, but we can cook! Today we enjoyed our UAW International Union Local 1834 Thanksgiving Dinner that kicks off our annual holiday charity drive. This year we're collecting hat, scarves, gloves and toys for Asa's Angels of Hope. 🦃
Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24 for Thanksgiving and no services will operate. Please be sure to book your Dial-a-Ride trips in advance for the last week of November. Learn more about our holiday hours at https://laketran.com/alert/holiday-service-changes/
Today we thank and honor all who have served our country. Thank you for your service. Just a reminder, we are open and all services are operating today.
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This Friday is #BikeToWorkDay!! To celebrate we're giving anyone who bikes to the bus stop or Park-n-Ride a free ride! Check out how easy it is to use our on-board bike racks, to get where you need to go! #racknride #multimodal #BikeMonth #BikeToWorkDay
🔋🔌 IT'S ELECTRIC 🔋🔌 Congratulations to our friends at Akron METRO Regional Transit Authority for launching their first electric buses today! 👏🎉 🚎 We are so happy for you, we could... dance! 💃🕺😆😆 #ItsElectric #METROMovesYou #Laketran #MoreThanJustABus
No credit card? No problem! Our EZfare app now allows you to buy bus passes with cash at over 70 local retail store including Family Dollar, Dollar General, Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, Speedway and 7-Eleven. Download the app, pay cash at the store and they'll add it to your EZfare account to purchase passes. Then just, tap & ride. Here are participating stores: https://pay.vanilladirect.com/pages/locations?mapOnlyRetailer= Media: News 5 Cleveland
🎉🎉Today we recognized the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and their staff with the Collaborative Excellence award we received from Ohio Public Transit Association. They have been a key partner for our Mobile Food Pantry program. 🥕🍅🥔🫑🥒 In 2020, they donated over 220,000 lbs of fresh produce we distributed to Lake County Seniors. The Mobile Food Pantry continues to serve Seniors each Tuesday from the Mentor Park-n-Ride. If you know a senior in need of Food, call 2-1-1. #MoreThanJustaBus #FeedLakeCounty
Highlights from the Ribbon Cutting & Dedication of the Frank J. Polivka Transit Center and debut of Ohio's first battery-operated electric bus. A historic day for Laketran and Lake County!
Join us tomorrow as we debut our brand new New Flyer Xcelsior Charge electric bus and see the ABB en-route electric fast chargers in action at the Frank J. Polivka Transit Center Ribbon Cutting & Dedication! 🎀✂️🎉🚎🔋 #Laketran #MoreThanJustABus #ZeroEmissions #ElectricVehicles
Another new feature on our 2021 Local Route Buses: a new style bike rack that can carry 3 bikes at a time! 🚴♂️🚴🚴♀️ Let our Travel Trainer Ben show you how to use the new bike racks and next time you travel on Laketran, bring your bike along! 🚲👍🎥⬇️ #Laketran #BikeAndRide #MultiModal #MoreThanJustABus
This week, we are celebrating #OhioLovesTransit week with our transit agency friends across the state... Did you know that Ohio transit agencies provide over 115 million trips each year? Public Transit is essential to keeping our communities moving, especially during COVID-19 pandemic, to essential jobs, doctors appointments, and more. Learn more at: www.ohioneedstransit.org #Laketran #TransitIsEssential #MoreThanJustABus 🚎👏❤️
The Lake County Mobile Food Pantry is at the Perry Senior Center this morning distributing fresh produce to 60 senior households! Lifeline, Inc. Board of Lake County Commissioners Senior Services Lake County Council on Aging RSVP of Lake County Greater Cleveland Food Bank Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions - North America #MoreThanJustABus
We are proud to announce our new Transit GO program featured on News 5 Cleveland this morning. Transit GO is another step we are taking to improve job access across the region. Lake County Employers who enroll in the program can offer free Local Route bus passes to their employees (and recruits) to ensure they have reliable transportation to and from work. Fund For Our Economic Future The Paradox Prize AWT - Think Manufacturing Ohiomeansjobs Lake County
We hope everyone has a safe and happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful to serve Lake County and to be part of such a wonderful community. #Laketran #MoreThanJustABus #Community #WorkingTogether #BeThankful #Thanksgiving
With COVID-19 case numbers increasing, Laketran continues to take precautions to keep our employees and customers safe and do our part to stop the spread. Our vehicle service team uses electrostatic sprayers to sanitize our buses and our building daily. #Laketran #RideEasyOhio
Rain, wind and hail didn't stop our Laketran Team Relay at the Northern Ohio Marathon , Half Marathon and Relay! 🏃♀️🎖🚌 #wellnessprogram #employeewellbeing #teamlaketran
📣 Try Routes 8 & 9 for free until September 30 📣 Routes 8 & 9 are now serving Tyler Blvd., Mentor-on-the-Lake, Mentor Headlands, Diamond Centre, & Downtown Painesville.
Thank you City of Mentor, Ohio - Municipal Government for putting together this great segment about Routes 8 & 9 - now connecting residents to Tyler Blvd., Mentor Civic Center, Great Lakes Mall, Diamond Centre, and many more destinations!
Travel Trainer Ben wants share some advice for safely riding our Dial-a-Ride service during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have questions about starting to ride again, give Customer Service a call at 440-354-6100. #BeHealthy #RideSafe #MoreThanJustABus #HereWhenYouNeedUs
We are at the Mentor Park-n-Ride for the first day of our free senior produce pick up￼. We’ll be here on Wednesday’s from now until June 24 from 12pm - 2:30pm. Call Lake County Council on Aging or Lifeline, Inc. to register in advance! #Laketran #MoreThanJustABus RSVP of Lake County Greater Cleveland Food Bank Board of Lake County Commissioners Senior Services
Governor Mike DeWine began today’s press conference by recognizing Ohio’s public transit systems that have continued to transport people to essential jobs, shopping, and medical appointments throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you Governor DeWine! #TransitIsEssential #WeAreEssential #Laketran #MoreThanJustABus 👏🏼👏🏼🚏🚍
For those who can't stay home, our office staff is here to keep daily operations running, keep you informed, and keep you moving. We are #InThisTogetherOhio #Laketran #MoreThanJustABus #TransitIsEssential #EssentialTrips
For those who can't stay home, our maintenance team is here to keep our buses safe and clean and keep you moving. We are #InThisTogetherOhio. #Laketran #MoreThanJustABus #TransitIsEssential #EssentialTrips
For those who can't stay home, our drivers are here to keep you moving. We are #InThisTogetherOhio. #Laketran #MoreThanJustABus #TransitIsEssential #EssentialTrips
Recorded live from tonight’s Route 8 public meeting at the Mentor Municipal Center, Laketran CEO Ben Capelle talks about the different options for Route 8 and encourages the community to give feedback on what is best for them. These route options will be on display this Saturday at our booth at Great Lakes Mall Home and Lifestlye Expo. Stop by and give us your feedback! We also have one more public meeting scheduled for next Tuesday, March 10 at 6pm at City of Mentor on the Lake City Hall. Please join us! #Laketran #Route8 #CommunityFeedback
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Healthy Fathering Collaborative of Lake CountMill Street
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