California Arts Council

State of California

New ADA Ticketing Regulations: Is Your Arts Venue in Compliance?
Enforceable regs for wheelchair locations

Published: 03-15-2012

On September 15, 2010, the US Department of Justice added language regarding ticketing to the regulations for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). These new regulations are now enforceable. The new ticketing regulations are composed of eight sections. Section five specifically regulates the hold and release of wheelchair-accessible locations.

Want to find out more? On Thursday, April 12 from 2:00-3:30pm EST, the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center will present a webinar open to theaters, stadiums, and other performing arts and sports venues who must comply with these regulations. The presenter will be Betty Siegel, Director of VSA and Accessibility at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The cost of the session is $15. For more information: Updated ADA Regulations and Ticketing Webinar.

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