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Status of Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover Changed

Status of Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover Changed

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The popular Magic Kingdom attraction was supposed to reopen with the rest of the park on July 11. After weeks of not being in operation for Guests, the status of the ride has recently changed. What will become of PeopleMover?

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover

Affectionately called PeopleMover by Guests and fans, this attraction takes you on a 10 minute ride through various parts of Tomorrowland.

This leisurely voyage through Space Mountain, Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, and Star Traders also gives you breathtaking views of Cinderella Castle and other parts of Magic Kingdom.

Because the tram is elevated, this attraction offers a unique view that can’t be seen from anywhere else.

It is one of my favorite attractions in all of Magic Kingdom for this reason!

Status of TTA PeopleMover

PeopleMover was originally set to reopen with the rest of Magic Kingdom on July 11. I was at Magic Kingdom for the Annual Pass Preview Day, the official reopening, and two other days during my recent stay at Disney World.

Unfortunately, it did not run one time during any of the four days I was there. We at Kenny the Pirate have been keeping a close eye on this attraction by checking to see if wait times were available on Character Locator.

In fact, Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover has not run one time since July 11, and Disney has now changed the status of this attraction to reflect this.

Looking at this screenshot of the Disney World website below, you can see the status has now been changed to temporarily unavailable.

Additionally, there are no times available on the calendar.

PeopleMover was plagued with issues before the parks closed in March.

There was a possible fire or malfunction near PeopleMover back in January, and it also closed unexpectedly for several days in a row in early March.

Additionally, two of the trams collided into one another in Februrary.

Future of PeopleMover

It’s unclear if PeopleMover will undergo a refurbishment to fix some of these issues or if it will be permanently closed. I am very hopeful the issues will be fixed so I can enjoy this fun ride again!

What are your thoughts on PeopleMover? Do you think it will be refurbished or closed? Let us know on Facebook.

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Melynda Andrews

Saturday 1st of August 2020

Hugs, Elton. I used to work on the PeopleMover (1983 or so). I hope I was one of the cast members who had the pleasure of welcoming you two lovebirds aboard. :-)


Friday 31st of July 2020

Awesome ride to get a break and get a relaxing ride with great views of the park inside places like Space Mountain. Sure hope they fix/refurbish and then reopen!


Friday 31st of July 2020

People mover MUST REOPEN! It is the ride that I go On to cool off when everyone else goes on Space Mountain.

Mary Beth

Friday 31st of July 2020

My family loves TTA. When my son was little we rode it about 40 times in one trip! We gage how busy MK is by how busy Peoplemover is. I’ll be so sad if the ride closes.


Friday 31st of July 2020

Please reopen this ride! It is a family friendly ride that everyone can go on. When my son and his friends were little they decided to call it the “top train”. It was like a train that ran on top of them. Even though it is really the Peoplemover it will always be the top train. It needs to be fixed and reopen! Please!!!

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