Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover

Last Updated on: September 27th, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom’s PeopleMover ride including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover Description

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMoverTake off from Rockettower Plaza for an elevated ride into the world of tomorrow. Ascend a conveyor belt to an open-air loading dock and board a moving PeopleMover tram for a leisurely outdoor and indoor voyage through Tomorrowland.

The Tour
During your breezy, narrated 10-minute tour, go behind the scenes of some of Tomorrowland’s most popular attractions, including:

  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, home to a galactic battle between Buzz Lightyear and Emperor Zurg
  • Space Mountain, where the darkest regions of space and time collide on a rip-roaring rocket ride
  • Mickey’s Star Traders retail shop, offering a supernova of one-of-a-kind, Disney space collectibles
  • Early architectural models of Progress City, a conceptual predecessor of Epcot

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Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover Fun Facts

  • The attraction—originally called the WEDWay PeopleMover—opened on July 1, 1975 and was based on the PeopleMover at Disneyland park.
  • The ride has had 4 narrators over the years: Jack Wagner, ORAC-1, Pete Renaday and Mike Brassell.
  • The ride averages a speed of 10 feet per second except in the loading and unloading area where it moves at 2.7 feet per second.


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