No handrails planned for now; Disney plans to "wait and see if they're needed."
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- It's no secret that the Walt Disney World Monorail system is in dire need of an upgrade. However, with the Covid-19 closures, Disney's ability to spend money on projects has greatly declined. Many projects have been delayed or modified to match projected budgets.
One such project is the replacement of the Monorail fleet.
Popular but pricey
The Monorail transportation system, while popular, is expensive for ...
"With California shutting down electrical power, it's the natural next step."
ANAHEIM, CA -- In a sign of the times, Disneyland is replacing its entire monorail fleet with guest-powered handcars. This signals a move away from environmentally suspect (and unreliable) sources of energy, such as electricity, to renewable sources like people.
"Of course the Disney (the company) Company is committed to environmental issues," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "We're always looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly, like ...