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Former Gov. Chris Christie (R) was blocked from a VIP entrance he had used for eight years at Newark International Airport and directed to stand in Transportation Security Administration screening lines like anyone else, Bloomberg reports.

TSA rings in New Year screening a record 42 million travelers for the holidays

The Transportation Security Administration screened 42 million travelers for the holidays from Dec. 15 through Jan. 2, a record under 16 years of federal screening        

Gift-Wrapped Drugs Top TSA’s 10 ‘Most Unusual’ Security Seizures of 2017

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Geek.com

Between the long lines and required disrobing, airport security can be a real drag. Especially when you’ve absentmindedly packed your machete in the carry-on baggage. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) this week unveiled […] The post Gift-Wrapped Drugs Top TSA’s 10 ‘Most Unusual’ Security Seizures of 2017 appeared first on Geek.com.

TSA makes super WTF video of most unusual items confiscated in 2017

The most unusual find at the airport might just be the Transportation Security Administration's video of confiscated items. SEE ALSO: American Airlines tried to charge a mother $150 for traveling with breast milk Curtis Robert "Blogger...Show More Summary

TSA eases up on driver’s license ID demand

There’s been a lot of confusion and uncertainty about what exactly the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will accept as a personal ID at airport checkpoints starting in January – but now the agency is backing off an earlier demand that some travelers would have to use passports instead of driver’s licenses. Show More Summary

TSA on pace to collect about 4,000 firearms from airline passengers in 2017, another record

Security officers at U.S. airports are on pace to confiscate nearly 4,000 firearms from travelers in 2017, surpassing a record set last year by nearly 15%. The Transportation Security Administration on its blog publishes a weekly tally of weapons found. As of Christmas Eve, 3,888 firearms had been...

Sen. Schumer: Bomb-detection units needed at transit hubs

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the Transportation Security Administration to speed up plans to equip transit hubs with screening devices that can detect suicide vests like the one that exploded … Click to Continue »

TSA PreCheck program to speed security lines needs more workers doing background checks, report says

The Transportation Security Administration’s push to enroll 25 million people in its expedited screening program has fallen short, mainly because the agency failed to assign enough workers to review applications, a federal report found. The TSA has failed to keep pace to meet its goal for TSA PreCheck,...

What airline passengers want most—to get through security quickly

The Transportation Security Administration should consider expanding expedited screening measures like TSA Precheck for airline passengers, according to a new study in the journal Risk Analysis.

Albuquerque Airport locked down amid security concern

2 months 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

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

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

3 months agoTravel / 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

4 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.

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