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Pensacola Beach trolley starts running this Friday


The Pensacola Beach trolleys will be back up and running this week.

There's a kickoff meeting today at the Gulf Side Pavilion for Chamber members and businesses who tell their customers to use the trolley. The meeting is hosted by the Santa Rosa Island Authority and it starts at 10 a.m.

When you start seeing the brightly colored beach trolley you know summer time is around the corner. This Friday the trolley will start rolling for it's 2014 season. We talked to Pensacola Beach goers who are ready to take the free ride.

The Pensacola Beach trolleys are back and beachgoers are ready to take the free ride.

"I like the trolley I think it's great. I think it is better than the three teared parking which I think is a waste of money."

Laurel Roberts says she uses the trolley so she doesn't have to fight over parking.

"It's easy just to park where there is ample parking get on the trolley get to your event get back. It just makes things run a lot smoother instead of having so many cars in one spot."

Hotels on the beach like the Holiday Inn Express are ready to tell their guests about the new trolley times.

The new trolley schedule runs daily from 4 p.m. to midnight starting May 23.

"There is a bus stop right outside and if you just wait there. It usually takes about 15 minutes and then they will take you wherever you need to go and just kind of loop around."

There are 35 stops on Pensacola Beach.

"When you are on vacation or you have free time jump off and enjoy what ever you see and enjoy the restaurant or what ever you just want to look at."

If you would like more info before the first trolley rolls this Friday come to the meeting here at the Gulfside Pavilions at 10 a.m.