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Albuquerque Airport locked down amid security concern

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Albuquerque International Sunport was locked down Friday amid a security concern near the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint....

‘Disturbing’ undercover probe found TSA screeners missing many test weapons

Undercover tests have found Transportation Security Administration screeners failed to detect test weapons at a high rate, according to sources, findings that one Congressional committee chairman called "disturbing." Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Brace yourself: New airline security rules are taking off on Thursday

Start practicing your silent meditation, because airport security lines are about to get even slower. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is rolling out new security measures, including stricter passenger screening,  on Thursday for all U.S.-bound flights. Show More Summary

Federal Government Blinks on Real ID: Your Drivers License Will Be Allowed for Travel After January

The Real ID Act regulates, among other things, what state identification will be valid for federal purposes. Those federal purposes including identifying oneself to the Transportation Security Administration in order to board commercial aircraft. Show More Summary

Prepare For Additional Time At The Airport As Even More New Security Measures Put In Place

It was just a couple of months ago that new delays were expected during security checkpoints at airports with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), but now, there are more. When it was revealed that medium-sized electronics would now need to be scanned separately, travelers groaned as they prepared for more time at the airport. Show More Summary

Pittsburgh International Airport Open to Public Access; Extensive Renovations Coming; Aruba

last monthTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Pittsburgh International Airport — in cooperation with the Transportation Security Administration — became the first airport in the United States to allow the public to access shops and restaurants beyond the security checkpoint without...Show More Summary

TSA was busier than ever this summer. Screeners' union calls for more agents

The Transportation Security Administration had the busiest summer on record, screening more than 239 million passengers between Memorial Day and Labor Day, an increase of 9 million passengers over the same period last year. The higher workload for TSA officers has prompted the union representing...

TSA gives approval for new luggage scanner designed to be faster, more effective

The nation’s airports took another step toward speeding up security screening lines through the use of new advanced scanners. The Transportation Security Administration gave airports the green light this week to begin testing a new model of scanner that uses the same type of imaging technology used...

New fears arise that trains could be targets for terrorists

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration has yet to strengthen security procedures at railroads a decade after legislation required such actions in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, according to two reports. Both the House Homeland Security Committee’s Democratic...

That lost or damaged item from your last flight? The TSA probably won't pay what you ask

If something valuable disappears from your checked baggage or is damaged during your next flight, your chances of getting the Transportation Security Administration to approve a claim for your property aren’t so good. A study of the nearly 8,000 claims filed against the TSA in 2016 and early 2017...

Cape Cod RTA announces Homeland Security Top Rating

The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority has announced it has received a Top Rating from the U.S Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration.

Man threatens TSA agent with 10-inch knife on Manhattan subway

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A criminal used a large knife on a subway car to threaten an employee with the Transportation Security Administration, police said.

The TSA Just Made Airport Security Measures Even Stricter

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The Transportation Security Administration has tightened security measures once again.

TSA implementing stronger screening procedures for carry-on electronics

The move follows extensive testing during pilot programs at 10 airports around the country. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new carry-on screening procedures for electronics that will affect anyone flying to, from, or within the United States. Show More Summary

A New Reason To Get TSA Pre-Check

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that they will start requiring passengers to remove and place all electronics larger than a cell phone from your bag and have it screened in standard lanes. “TSA plans to expand these measures to all U.S. Show More Summary

Stricter Security Procedures to Be Expanded Domestically in the United States

4 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Stricter security measures for items carried aboard airplanes are expected to be eventually expanded to all airports throughout the United States by the Transportation Security Administration through which travelers in standard lanes...Show More Summary

US to impose stricter electronic carry-on airport screening

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said Wednesday it will implement new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones from carry on baggage for screening. Prior rules require laptops to be removed for separate...

New TSA rules require separate screening of all electronics bigger than a cellphone

The Transportation Security Administration, a multi-billion-dollar government agency that has yet to catch a real live terrorist, is significantly expanding screening of electronic devices at its checkpoints. It will now require "all...Show More Summary

TSA tightens electronics screening for domestic flights, too

4 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The Transportation Security Administration will be taking a closer look at electronics in carry-on bags of domestic flights.        

TSA still offers us less liberty and less safety

By just about any measure, the Transportation Security Administration has been a failure. A recent undercover test provides even further evidence of this, as if any were needed. The TSA was a mess before it was merged, along with 21 other federal agencies, into the superbureaucracy known as the Department of Homeland Security in 2002. […]

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