Carry-on bags at checkpoints have been pulled from conveyor belts in U.S. airports nearly 1,750 times this year because they contained a gun, often loaded, according to the Transportation Security Agency. John Pistole, the TSA administrator, said that amounted to an average of about five...
Just over a month after the killing of a Transportation Security Administration officer at Los Angeles International Airport, 59% of those polled by a conservative think tank say TSA agents should be armed.
Getty Two weeks ago, the Transportation Security Administration announced that it would began allowing travelers to apply for its PreCheck program, "an expedited screening process" through airport security. Curiously though, the only...Show More Summary
North East Lincolnshire Council has welcomed the Department for Transport announcement about its successful bid for funding to improve local infrastructure. This is the latest in a series of major infrastructure investments announced for the borough in recent months. The successful £1,575,000 award to improve the flyover and adjoining Riby Square is a further boost […]
This week, a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) official disarmed a potentially dangerous sock monkey at the St. Louis, Mo., airport.
A month following the fatal shooting of a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer at Los Angeles International Airport, a majority of Americans, 59 percent, say that TSA agents in airports should carry guns. Thirty-five percent...Show More Summary
Within a broader review of US transport infrastructure securities - ports, airlines are also covered - Fitch Rating analysts say the recent slow growth in aggregate traffic is likely to continue but that many established pikes look financially solid because of their pricing power - tolls that have been well below revenue maximizing levels. read more Advertisement:
In October, the Syrian government asked the world's major powers for armored vehicles and other security gear that it claimed were absolutely vital to safely transporting hundreds of tons of chemical agents out of the country. Many of...Show More Summary
I have something of a conflicting relationship with the Transportation Security Administration. On one side, I absolutely hate the idea of giving up freedom and pride for the sake of one of the most futile attempts at security theater known to man. Show More Summary
The TSA is not monkeying around when it comes to security at St. Louis' airport. A woman at a checkpoint at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport said she was “appalled and shocked” after a Transportation Security Administration agent confiscated a tiny toy gun belo …
It looks like we have a new winner in creepy, non-self-aware surveillance logos. The previous all-time great, on the left, is the 2002 classic from London Transport, "Secure Beneath the Watchful Eyes." The new champion, on the right,...Show More Summary
From Lynn Westmoreland’s office: This week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1095, the TSA Loose Change Act. Over the last two years, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has collected approximately $465,000 in change that has been left at airport security checkpoints. H.R. 1095 would direct the TSA to donate all unclaimed money left at [...]
Thanks to the ever-diligent men and women of the United States Transportation Security Administration, we can all rest a little bit easier tonight. Yesterday, a one Mr Rooster Monkburn was successfully disarmed when a TSA agent confiscated the monkey sock puppet’s 5cm, vaguely gun-shaped piece of plastic — and then threatened to call the police. More »
Tesla’s business model for selling cars from factory owned stores is still viable in Ohio after the Ohio state House Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee didn’t vote on a licensing amendment that would prohibit a “manufacturer or a subsidiary, parent, or affiliated entity of a manufacturer” from getting a license as a motor vehicle dealer […]
Recently, Google discovered that a certificate authority (CA) issued forged certificates for Google domains. This compromises the trust provided by Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure HTTP (HTTPS), allowing the holder of the forged...Show More Summary
The Transportation Security Administration hauled in $531,395.22 in pocket change that passengers left behind at security checkpoints last year, according to documents obtained by the Washington Post. The half-a-million bucks the TSA reported collecting in 2012 is the most ever reported to Congress. Show More Summary
Like most utilities in our country, the drinking water and wastewater sectors rely heavily on automated technologies to track and manage the transport and treatment of water. The evolution of computer-based management systems, or industrial control systems (ICS), has hugely improved the reliability and quality of water service. Show More Summary
Growing security concerns as the transportation of Syria's chemical weapons draws closer.
Associated Press Today the Transportation Security Administration (you know 'em as TSA) began allowing travelers to apply for its PreCheck program (or as TSA calls it, Pre?[TM]). According to TSA, The new application process allows U.S. Show More Summary
A 23-year-old man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport must remain in custody without bail and return to court later this month, a federal magistrate judge r …