Universal Studios just announced a year-round The Walking Dead Attraction. Set to come out this Summer, it looks like it'll be a year round horror maze, so no waiting for October. The attraction will have support from Greg Nicotero, The Walking Dead's special effects guru.
Universal has now literally had years to perfect such an attraction as they've had an incarnation of The Walking Dead maze for their Halloween Horror Nights for quite a few Octobers.
One reason may be lack of staff and funding. Another, that the head of the organization, the LA County Coroner took on two roles, chief medical examiner-coroner and administrator. This new two-job-in-one role came about only since 2013, it was stopped after massive mismanagement ofwhen the two roles were one in the 70's and 80's.