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Top Ten ADA Title III Regulatory Changes

Top Ten ADA Title III Regulatory Changes | Sports Facility Management 4053857 | Scoop.it
This Top Ten summarizes key aspects of the new ADA Title III Regulations.
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It is important to ensure that you follow changing regulations to ensure that you are constantly in compliance with new rules and requirements.
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Football Stadium 3D Evacuation Simulation

Here's a 3D evacuation simulation of an NFL Football stadium, using the powerful REGAL Evac tool. REGAL Evac utilizes factors such as entry gate operations
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Emergency planning and management is an important consideration in the architecture of a stadium or arena. This is a tool that allows someone to see evacuation routes and how long it would take to empty a stadium.
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OTL: What's lurking in your stadium food?

At 28 percent of the venues, more than half of the concession stands or restaurants incurred at least one
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Interesting website that shows professional stadiums that had violations in the concessions management area. The interactive map allows you to filter results and hover over results to obtain details of the violations, including links to the full violation reports.
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New 2014 ADA requirements for Sports Facilities | ADA Compliance Consultants, Inc.

New 2014 ADA requirements for Sports Facilities | ADA Compliance Consultants, Inc. | Sports Facility Management 4053857 | Scoop.it
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When upgrading or building a new arena or facility, it is important to keep in mind ADA requirements to ensure that you are not in violation of these rules. Otherwise, you could be forced to install costly upgrades to remain open.
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Sports, Jobs, & Taxes: Are New Stadiums Worth the Cost? | Brookings Institution

Sports, Jobs, & Taxes: Are New Stadiums Worth the Cost? | Brookings Institution | Sports Facility Management 4053857 | Scoop.it
Brookings Review article by Roger G. Noll and Andrew Zimbalist (Summer 1997)
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Great article outlining if building new stadiums are really worth the massive price tag that accompanies them.
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Stadium Security: A Documentary

A documentary on the safety features implemented on a football match Directed by Lewis Hill Produced by Simon Stanford Edited by Tommy Crome Camera b
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Awesome short documentary regarding stadium security. Not only security for the staff and sports teams, but the public safety as well.
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Football chief calls for crowd control netting in stadiums after Rio Ferdinand injured by thrown coin during derby match

Football chief calls for crowd control netting in stadiums after Rio Ferdinand injured by thrown coin during derby match | Sports Facility Management 4053857 | Scoop.it
Speaking after Ferdinand was left bleeding in Manchester yesterday, the boss of the Professional Footballers' Association said netting in vulnerable areas should be considered.
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A great example as to why crowd control is necessary for sports arenas. This could have been prevented with better crowd control methods, such as netting. Well placed security guards also serve as a decent deterrent.
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America's Never-Ending Stadium Boondoggle

America's Never-Ending Stadium Boondoggle | Sports Facility Management 4053857 | Scoop.it
You and I continue to foot a large part of the bill for America’s billionaire sports owners.
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Should local citizens feel excited about a new stadium being built in their area, or should they dread the looming subsidy loss that could be otherwise used to improve their community.
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