News & ResourcesItems of interest, with occasional commentary.

Crowd Management

Detroit sees the light

Last night, Detroit Tigers’ batters briefly saw the light…in a bad way. Red Sox fans in center field used the flashlights on their phones to try to blind the Detroit hitters.

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Legislation

Recreational Droning Rules?

Two Bills are currently pending in Congress aimed at reauthorizing and funding the FAA, but also lifting the total prohibition against government regulation of hobby and recreational drone operators.

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Capital Improvements

The Chase is On

A week ago, Maricopa County and the Diamondbacks reached a settlement agreement concerning maintenance, repairs, and capital improvements to Chase Field. Today the parties executed a “Binding MOU”.

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Drones

UAS Integration Pilot Program

On October 31, 2017, President Trump issued an Order to the Secretary of Transportation to establish a Pilot Program “to test the further integration of UAS into the NAS in a select number of State, local, and tribal jurisdictions.

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Safety-Security

Baseball's net positive

The 2018 MLB season will be the first with all 30 clubs having extended their foul ball netting in order to provide more fan safety.

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Crowd Management

Fan Delays at CFP

As reported in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (photo above) and Sports Business Daily, ticket holders spent as much as 2 ½ hours just getting into Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the CFP on Monday.

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