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Walt Disney is famously quoted as saying, "X marks the spot," in identifying the location for Walt Disney World as the intersection of I-4 and the
The power of transportation to promote a vision was the theme of Floridians for Better Transportation's transportation summit, which charts a course for Florida's future by addressing the state's pressing transportation issues and challenges.
"Transportation is transformative. It has the power to fuel the economy, stimulate business and change the way we live and play," said Floridians for Better Transportation President Matthew D. Ubben. "Walt's vision, and his quest for the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT), has changed Central Florida forever."
On the 59th anniversary of the opening of Disneyland, the summit convened at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, in Orlando, featuring a keynote address by Sam Gennawey, an urban planner who authored the book, "Walt and the Promise of Progress City."
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