I-Ride Trolley Route Expansions
Popular I-Ride Trolley Service Expands Route to Include
Aquatica - SeaWorld’s Water Park, the New Point Orlando Resort
and the newly Renovated Westgate Palace Resort
The I-Ride Trolley System, one of the most popular attractions among visitors to the International Drive Resort Area, is expanding its service to include the soon- to-open Aquatica - SeaWorld’s Water Park, the new Point Orlando Resort, as well as the newly renovated Westgate Palace Resort near Wet 'n Wild.
The I-Ride Trolley Main Line route travels primarily along International Drive north and south, beginning at Prime Outlets International Orlando and traveling southbound on a circular route to Orlando Premium Outlets. In addition to the many dining and accommodation stops along the route, it also stops at Pointe Orlando, the Orange County Convention Center, SeaWorld Adventure Park Orlando and the new Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Water Park.
The Green Line begins service in the Major Blvd. area and encompasses Kirkman Road and Universal Blvd., then shadows the Main Line route as it continues service down to Orlando Premium Outlets with stops that include Wet ‘n Wild, Pointe Orlando, the Orange County Convention Center and SeaWorld Adventure Park Orlando.
Luann Brooks, Executive Director of the International Drive Master Transit & Improvement District, operator of the Trolley System, says that the transportation service continues to serve as a popular amenity for vacationers and meeting attendees who stay on International Drive with ridership increasing each year. In fiscal year 2007, the prototype system produced over 2 million rides.
“The Trolley System continues to expand to serve the needs of our guests as exciting new attractions and accommodations open. It is our ongoing goal to continue to improve and add services for our guests as they enjoy the convenience of utilizing this cost-effective transportation option to reach the majority of the International Drive Resort Area.”
The I-Ride Trolley Service operates 15 trolleys with service from 8 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. daily. Costs: Single fare, $1.00 per ride; senior fare 65 and over, .25 cents per ride. Children under 12 RIDE FREE when accompanied by a paying adult. Unlimited ride passes are available: (one-day pass, $3.00 per person); (three-day pass, $5.00 per person); (five-day pass, $7.00 per person); (seven-day pass, $9.00 per person) (fourteen-day pass, $16.00 per person). Each I-Ride Trolley seats 41 riders, 54 total capacity, including two wheelchair positions and an ADA-specified hydraulic lift system.
For detailed, downloadable Trolley maps and District Partner advertising opportunities, visit www.iridetrolley.com