There are various modes of transportation in Lake County, provided by Metra, Pace, local jurisdictions, taxi services and more. Lake County's Year 2020 Transportation Priority Plan (2020TPP) identifies strategies to improve transit and bicycle options in the county, and improving all modes of transportation is a strategic goal of the county board. The Lake County Coordinated Services Committee (LCCTSC) also works to improve paratransit in the county
- Transit is a transportation service for the general public, for example, Metra trains and Pace fixed-route bus routes.
- Paratransit refers to flexible transportation services that are geared toward seniors and people with disabilities.