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 part of the agreement, Disney… Read More »Disney Segway Settlement Upheld by Court
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 offered a four-wheeled alternate assistive… Read More »Court tells Disneyland to Backup Its Segway Ban
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 a lot cheaper than the… Read More »Asimo robot from Disneyland’s Innoventions turned into NextGen Segway?
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 parties had agreed to seek… Read More »Walt Disney World not able to ban Segways Yet says DOJ
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 Segway as an assistive device… Read More »New developments in Disney’s fight against Segway use in the parks
The lawsuit against Disney to allow the use of Segways as an ADA assistive device as its themeparks has been settled out of the courtroom. I’ve written about the case quite a bit and so has Keeping Up With Jonas. I don’t think either of… Read More »Disney Segway Lawsuit Settled
The Segway Lawsuit petitioning the courts to allow Segway access to Disney’s theme parks for disabled persons has just taken another twist. The New York Times covers some upcoming adjustments to the federal rules for providing access to public buildings based on the American’s With… Read More »Segway Lawsuit about to become moot?
The Pixar Blog has more high quality screencaps from WALL-E. Click on each picture for the large (desktop image size) image. The excellent Twitter and Live Earth Maps mashup Twisney is getting hailed as a prime example of new citizen journalism by none less than… Read More »Fun with Links on Saturday Morning