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Disabled Win Access to UM Stadium

Attorney Richard Bernstein talks about major improvements in disability access at Michigan Stadium, which resulted from victory in his ADA lawsuit against th...
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Michagan has the newest stadium with the best ADA requirements met for disabled members. Fans will be able to enjoy the games with all the same atmospheres and experiences as the other people. 

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Amazing stadiums

Amazing stadiums | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
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Some stadiums are so amazing, elaborate and expensive, it is crazy to believe some residents do not know that they are paying for the construction of this stadium in one way or another through subsidies.

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Fans React to New NFL Stadium Security Changes

The NFL is limiting the size and kind of bags fans bring into stadiums, beginning with preseason games. The restrictions are designed to enhance security and...
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Security is a big issue in large gathering now a days. Many people may not like some new NFL security changes but it won't stop most of them from attending games. 

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Michigan Stadium Renovation & Expansion - HD.mov

As construction manager, Barton Malow completed the renovation and expansion of one of the largest football stadiums in the country. The expansion included t...
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A lot of teamwork has to be done to build a stadium. Here is a breakdown of many steps and things to consider if you are a owner and hiring a team to build a new stadium. Communication and organization is key to being a sucessful facility manager.

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Americans with Disabilities Act

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The ADA has affected thousands of people and is still continuing to be better everyday. Not only sports facilities but theaters, hospitals, jobs etc. Citizens with disabilities are more appreciative then we think. 

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USAction – Don’t cut the environment, cut Big Oil subsidies instead!

USAction – Don’t cut the environment, cut Big Oil subsidies instead! | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
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Not only do companies make billions off thier companies, they make millions off subsidies. Obama's opinions on the topic.

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Steve Adelman Comments on the Use of Metal Detecting Wands as Security Measures in NFL Stadiums

Phoenix venue safety attorney Steven A. Adelman was interviewed on Fox 10 News in Phoenix on December 3, 2011, as part of a feature on the NFL's new use of m...
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Many NFL teams are switching their ways about stadium security. A new measure is "wanding" people just like an airport. 

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Take Us Out of the Ballgame - Are sports subsidies worth it?

It's a great time to be a sports fan: The NBA playoffs are shaping up, the NHL playoffs are underway, and the baseball season is young enough that followers ...
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Some fans love the new stadiums, other people are skeptical if the subsidy money is really being used for what the state says. Or if the city is losing revenue instead of gaining it. 

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Herald Publications > Fairview

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Even with subsidies sometime facility managers have to raise money to build exactly want is needed or wanted; however they still have to make sure they are within ADA regulations to meet the standard before building. 

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USGBC, Green Sports Alliance Team Up for LEED-Certified Stadiums · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

USGBC, Green Sports Alliance Team Up for LEED-Certified Stadiums · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
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More and more professional and college sports stadiums are striving to 'Go Green', along with earning their LEED certification. It not only helps the environment it saves money!

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Why Stadium Subsidies Always Win: Q&A with J.C. Bradbury

"One of the things we often find about these stadiums," explains Kennesaw State University economist J.C. Bradbury, is that "[politicians and supporters] alw...
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Even if you are not a sports fan, the entire state sometimes contributes to large subsidies for sports stadiums. 

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Are agricultural subsidies causing more harm than good? | Guardian ...

Are agricultural subsidies causing more harm than good? | Guardian ... | Sports Facility Management | Scoop.it
We need to revamp government support to make sure it boosts efficiency, not shrinks it, writes Jason Clay.
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Many subsidies can make or break a city. Where does the town draw the line? Subsidies need to make the city better.

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