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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

last weekNews : 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

last monthNews : 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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. […]

TSA staff reveal details about their jobs on Whisper 

Staff claiming to be employed by America's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have been sharing anecdotes about their role on secret-sharing forum Whisper.

After travel industry outcry, TSA will end Trump-era ban on laptops for flights to U.S. from Middle East

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration today said it was lifting a ban on carry-on electronics such as laptops for passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines flights headed to the U.S.. This is the last carrier under the restrictions to have been permitted to now ignore those new restrictions. Somehow this is apparently all making America Great Again and So Safe. (more…)

U.S. ends laptop ban on Middle Eastern airlines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it has lifted a ban on passengers on Saudi Arabian Airlines carrying large electronics like laptops onboard U.S.-bound flights, the last carrier under the restrictions.

With record numbers at security checkpoints, TSA offers tips to avoid hassles

The Transportation Security Administration has some tips on how to go through screening with minimal hassle. And, yes, you can pack Tolstoy.

The TSA May Ban Laptops! What Smart Device Should You Buy?

Flyers beware: the United States may ban laptops on flights. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced in March 2017 a proposal to ban laptops from aircraft cabins. This poses a potential challenge to both work and entertainment. Show More Summary

PSA-Flying with Firearm PARTS? Don’t EVEN!

We at TFB realize the substantial work that the Transportation Security Administration does to protect the skies above the United States, on a 24/7 basis. However, the frustrations and tribulations of one being passionate about firearms can cause concerns at the airport. Show More Summary

Brickbat: For Your Protection

3 months agoNews : Reason

A Transportation Security Administration screener at Orlando International Airport has been charged with third-degree felony theft after taking cash from a woman's purse. The woman was undergoing a pat-down search when she noticed Alexander Shae Johnson standing near her purse. When she retrieved her purse, she found the cash missing and a bulge in Johnson's shirt pocket.

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