ADA Compliance for Accessible Showers and the False Cluster Factor – NATSO Allied Member Post

A common misconception about showers in truck stops is that at least half of them must be ADA compliant – similar to the standards for toilet rooms. Actually, that’s not true…ALL of them must be compliant! The reason for the mix-up lies in the “cluster” factor. Section 213.2 of the ADA Standards states: “Where toilet rooms are provided, each toilet … READ MORE

Retail Trends: Standing Out Above the Crowd

In today’s highly competitive retail industry, every store must stand out from the crowd. From omnichannel marketing, to social media selling, and smartphone applications, retail trends are  reflecting a more connected and educated consumer base. However, in all of these platforms, perhaps the most compelling element that speaks both to Baby Boomers and Millennials is customer experience. The layout of … READ MORE

The Top 5 ADA Compliance Myths You Should Know

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design generally is not considered a “sexy” topic, but it is an important one. While many property owners have experienced first-hand how an ADA lawsuit can have a detrimental impact on a company’s finances and reputation, others still are unclear on what exactly the ADA Standards are and why they must … READ MORE