Pluralistic: 23 Aug 2021

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Pluralistic: 02 Aug 2021

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Now you’ve got two problems (Part III)

Amusement parks, crowd control and load-balancing

Jeremy Thomson, CC BY

This is Part III in this series. In Part I, I opened the with news that Disneyland Paris is getting rid of its Fastpasses in favor of a per-ride, per-person premium to skip the line, and explored the history of Disney themeparks and what they meant to Walt Disney. In Part II, I explored Disneyland’s changing business-model and the pressures that shifted it from selling ticket-books to selling all-you-can-eat passes, and the resulting queuing problems.

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