Department of Transportation Hosts Research Clinic to Test ‘Connected Vehicle Technology’ at Disney World

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood last week received a firsthand look at “connected vehicle” technologies that have the potential to improve safety and help drivers avert crashes as part of a research clinic hosted by the Department of Transportation at Walt Disney World® SPEEDWAY. “Thanks to the efforts of automakers and the safety community traffic fatalities have reached historic lows. Despite these great strides though, more than 32,000 people are still killed on our nation’s roads … [Read more...]

“FastPass for Celebrate a Dream Come True” parade


The popular afternoon parade, "Celebrate a Dream Come True" at the Magic Kingdom is going to be testing out a new FastPass system from October 23rd through November 12th.The testing process will begin with cast members handing out FastPasses in the Town Square area for the afternoon parade. No word yet on how many will be distributed or where exactly the FastPass will locate you. Rumor has it the parade viewing areas will be near the castle hub.This won't restrict non-FastPass holders … [Read more...]

Woman’s body found in cast parking lot at Disney World

Orange County Sheriff's officials say a woman has been found dead in a cast member parking lot at Walt Disney World.Orlando's 13 News reports that a security guard called 911 early Tuesday morning to report finding the body.The television station reports that sheriff's officials say the death was not a homicide. But no further details were immediately available.Deputies say the parking lot where the body was found is near a construction site and several buildings. It is in an area of … [Read more...]

What a Day for Donald at the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic at Walt Disney World Resort

There were a lot of marquee golfers battling to win the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic tournament at Walt Disney World Resort on Sunday. But given that the tournament was at Disney, it was fitting that a guy named Donald – i.e. Luke Donald – walked away with the trophy. And of course the other Donald – i.e. Donald Duck – was there to congratulate him. They “quacked’’ each other up.Seriously, Luke Donald put on quite a show. Starting the day five strokes off the lead, he sank … [Read more...]

Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival e-Book


Don’t Miss Out on the Best of the Epcot Food & Wine Festival! Is it possible to enjoy the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival with only a few days (or one day!) to experience it?The answer is YES! The Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival e-Book has over 125 pages of information you need to dive right into the festival, even if you have time or budget constraints! So much is going on at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival this year; … [Read more...]