Disneyland’s Ride Upkeep Criticized by Park Workers

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The LA Times just ran a great article about how Paul Pressler did everything he possibly could to cut costs at DLR when he was in charge of parks. It’s a great look back at how the entire culture of Disneyland changed between 1997 and 2003 – from the suits at Team Disney Anaheim out back to the hourly cast members at the gates – none were spared!

This quote sort of sums it all up-

Why, the consultant asked, do you inspect the lap bars daily? The records show they never fail.

‘Klostriech called him an idiot,’ said Goodwin, who witnessed the exchange. Klostriech, he said, told the consultant: ‘The reason they don’t fail is because we check them every night.

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