LAKE COUNTY CONNECTION
Lake County offers a local public transportation system to citizens of the County operating as Lake County Connection. Those trips include trips for medical appointments, school, work, shopping, or any other trip someone may want or need to take. The cost is $1.00 for a local trip running from 6am to 6pm Monday through Friday. There are out of county trips to Orlando and Gainesville for medical appointments on certain days, additional fees apply. To register for this program, call (352) 742-2612 and complete an application form.
LYNX provides various programs in our community including Commuter Assistance Programs, LYNX Wages Transportation Program and The VanPool Program.
The Commuter Assistance Program includes carpools, vanpools, Employee Shuttle Vans, Consignment Bus Passes, Commuter Choice, Guaranteed Ride Home and Club LYNX. For more information on the programs listed, contact LYNX at 407-843-POOL (7665).
The WAGES Transportation Program provides transportation to Welfare Transition individuals and low income residents who are currently employed or participating in job/vocational training programs. To register for the program, complete a Transportation Needs Assessment Form at any One Stop Career location or online at www.golynx.com
The VanPool Program provides working people with an alternative to driving alone every day to work. It consists of a group of individuals who live and work near one another and have similar work schedules. For more information, call (407) 254-6070 and a Business Relations Representative will provide assistance.
Florida Department of Transportation, the program has four essential goals:
- Saving YOU money
- Reducing congestion
- Improving air quality
- Conserving natural resources
To achieve these goals, reThink promotes commuter options that make sense for you. There are many ways to get to work other than driving alone in your car everyday!
There are better ways to get to work which include:
Check out the website for your transportation connection possibilities at: http://www.rethinkyourcommute.com