Disney monorail inspections tucked into new law signed by DeSantis

The Florida Department of Transportation will soon have the duty to inspect Walt Disney World’s monorail system, one of several provisions enacted by the Florida Legislature as part of the state’s clash with the Walt Disney Company.

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a transportation bill, HB 1305, into law Thursday.

Among the law’s many provisions is one that puts Disney’s famous monorail under government purview.

Specifically, the provision requires the FDOT to adopt minimum safety standards for any “governmentally or privately owned fixed-guideway transportation systems operating in this state which are located within an independent special district created by local act which have boundaries

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