Gulf Coast Transport
The main Gulf coast cities of Fort Myers and Naples both have public buses. Greater Fort Myers is served by Lee Tran, which connects to the beach trolley service on Estero Island and the resort area of Fort Myers Beach. The beach trolleys operate every 15 minutes from 7am to 9.30pm and cover the full length of Estero Boulevard on the barrier island. In Naples visitors enjoy riding the trolley, which makes 25 stops between Olde Naples and Vanderbilt Beach every day. Not only is this a useful transportation service, but the two-hour loop comes with a narration from the driver, which makes it an informative sightseeing tour as well. There is no public bus service connecting to Sanibel and Captiva Islands, and no public transportation on the small islands themselves. Cars are not encouraged on the streets with no parking permitted anywhere except on the Sanibel Causeway or some municipal pay lots. Bicycles are the favoured means of transportation on the resort islands. The resorts and cities of the Gulf Coast all have cab services available.
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