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LakeXpress offers special bus stops to Leesburg Bikefest

LakeXpress, Lake County’s fixed route public transit service, is offering 160 special stops throughout Leesburg, Fruitland Park, The Villages, Mount Dora, Eustis, and Tavares during the 23nd Annual Leesburg Bikefest April 26-28....

Apr 8, 2019

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LakeXpress introducing mobile ticketing

Lake County Transit is offering a new service to allow riders to purchase fares via a mobile phone app. As part of Lake County’s commitment to providing a better customer experience, the new service will give customers a cashless fare payment choice along with allowing riders to purchase and activate LakeXpress passes before boarding, using their smartphones....

Mar 4, 2019

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Churches to open as cold weather shelters

With temperatures expected to drop this evening, two Lake County churches are opening their doors to those vulnerable to the cold weather....

Nov 27, 2018

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Lake County government offices to close in observance of Veterans Day

All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector will be closed Monday, Nov. 12 in honor of Veterans Day....

Nov 2, 2018

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LakeXpress adds bus service in Umatilla community

Lake County Transit is announcing fixed route enhancements, new bus stops and a new transfer station beginning Monday, Oct. 29. ...

Oct 19, 2018

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LakeXpress offers 160 special bus stops to Leesburg Bikefest

LakeXpress, Lake County’s fixed route public transit service, is offering 160 special stops throughout Leesburg, Fruitland Park, The Villages, Mount Dora, Eustis, and Tavares during the 22nd Annual Leesburg Bikefest April 27-29....

Apr 17, 2018

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Lake County selects new contractor to operate its public transit system

Lake County is proud to announce that McDonald Transit, a division of RATP Dev, has been awarded the contract to operate the county’s public transit services. The Board of County Commissioners chose McDonald Transit through a national competitive process, with contract services beginning on March 6 for an initial three-year period....

Mar 1, 2017

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Lake County government offices to close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Clerk of Courts, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Offices will reopen with regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, Jan. 17. ...

Jan 9, 2017

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