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Disney Transport is the privately operated transportation system at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Most movements are made using buses that run along the resort's public roads maintained by the Reedy Creek Improvement District and private roads. Other transportation is provided by the Walt Disney World Monorail System and ferry.
Except where monorail or ferry service exists or walking is practical, direct bus service is provided from every hotel to every attraction, and between attractions. This contrasts with most public transportation systems, which use a hub-and-spoke system. Disney's approach avoids transfers for most movements, but leads to longer wait times. However, Disney tries to keep wait times below twenty minutes. Direct transportation between hotels is not provided, unless they happen to be on the same bus route.
No service is provided between Downtown Disney and other attractions, except Typhoon Lagoon which lies on the same route. When this was offered, guests parked for free at Downtown Disney to avoid paying for parking at the theme parks.
Disney Transport buses also bring cast members, around the resort; these buses are marked 'Special' or 'VIP Cast Member'.
Disney Transport operates a fleet of TMC RTS, Nova Bus LFS, and Gillig Advantage bus models. They have approximately 325 buses in their fleet. Disney is constantly expanding there fleet with new Gillige buses. They have also placed orders for several Nova and New Fyler articulated buses.
Disney Transport is also responsible for maintianing the parking lot trams used for shuttling visitors between the parking lots and the theme park entrances by the parking cast members.
The resort also maintains a fleet of watercraft providing additional access between various Disney resorts and parks. While some route duplication does take place, the watercraft provide an alternative way to travel from one location to another. The most notable of these boats are the large ferries that traverse the Seven Seas Lagoon between the Transportation and Ticket Center and the Magic Kingdom. However, there are several other routes, including:
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