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Disney Segway Settlement Upheld by Court

A few weeks ago, a California court told Disneyland it would need to reconsider its ban on disabled using the Segway at the resort. At the time I wondered about that 2008 settlement made in a Class Action lawsuit. As … Continue reading

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Court tells Disneyland to Backup Its Segway Ban

Petitions and lawsuits from disabled guests for Disney to allow access to its theme parks using a Segway are nothing new. Walt Disney World settled its Segway case in Dec 2008.  Instead of using a two-wheeled Segway, guests would be … Continue reading

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Asimo robot from Disneyland’s Innoventions turned into NextGen Segway?

Honda’s got a new Segway-like device, called the U3-X, with uses just one wheel and lets rider sit (rather than stand). Here’s a video example. It can move sideways and diagonally, just by leaning. At $650, this electric unicycle is … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World not able to ban Segways Yet says DOJ

Just read an excellent indepth analysis of the current status of the class action lawsuit seeking to allow disabled patrons the ability to use their Segway mobility devices inside Disney’s theme parks. When last we left this story, the two … Continue reading

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New developments in Disney’s fight against Segway use in the parks

Last December Disney announced they had reached a settlement with three plaintiffs who sued to be allowed to ride their Segways in the Walt Disney World resort and parks. The plaintiffs each had a disability for which they used the … Continue reading

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