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  • Atlanta Opens Miniature Soccer Pitch in Transit System

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    The MARTA transit system in Atlanta, Ga., has found a unique way to make youth soccer more available to widespread urban residents.

    MARTA has partnered with Soccer in the Streets and Atlanta United to build the world’s first soccer pitch inside the boundaries of a major urban transit system. Located at MARTA’s Five Points station in the heart of downtown Atlanta, the new field will sit right at the hub of Atlanta urban transit, making it convenient and accessible for all Atlanta residents.

  • Moving Toward a More-Sustainable Synthetic Turf

    by Thomas P. Shay October 2016

    This article appeared in the September issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Why Are More Communities Investing in Outdoor Fitness?

    by Emily Attwood August 2016

    This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Surfacing the Modern Track and Field Facility

    by Paul Steinbach August 2016

    It’s not uncommon for the history of decades-old stadiums to include a renovation that removed their running track in the interest of increased seating and better sightlines for the venue’s primary purpose — football. The result has been an uptick in the design of self-contained track-and-field facilities. When football (and/or soccer) is out of the picture, a track’s interior is free to host field events in a manner both operationally efficient and optimal for athlete performance.

  • Rainouts Prompt Call to Reevaluate Field Standards

    by Emily Attwood July 2016

    The Calgary Minor Soccer Association has had to cancel or reschedule hundreds of games this summer due to fields rendered unusable by heavy July rains. The association is asking the community for help finding locations to play, and asking the city to take a hard look at its construction standards.

  • Legal Challenge Offers Lessons in Parking Lot Siting

    by John Wolohan July 2016

    This article appeared in the June issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Study: Composition of Turf a Factor in Football Injuries

    by Jason Scott July 2016

    A study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting showed that the infill weight of synthetic turf surfaces plays a role in the rate of injuries among high school football players.

  • Utility, Revenue Driving Soccer Complex Design

    by Emily Attwood May 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • New and Improved: Fitness Equipment, Pool Pumps and More

    by AB Staff May 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Pickleball Finds a Home on New, Existing Outdoor Courts

    by Mary Helen Sprecher May 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.