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TSA Demands to Search Man AFTER Plane Lands. He Filmed His Response.

14 hours agoNews : Reason

Kahler Nygard, 22, of Minnesota was called off a plane by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) when it landed in Colorado earlier this month. He filmed his unsettling encounter with the agency. "I'm the only one walking off the plane," Nygard states in the first video he posted on Youtube six days ago. Show More Summary

Cedric Richmond, U.S. Representative

A politician and legislator since his mid-20s, U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) has been a tireless supporter of the restoration and preservation of Louisiana’s Gulf Coast. Richmond, the top Democrat on the Transportation Security Subcommittee...Show More Summary

The Naked Truth about TSA Spending

Chris Edwards Governments tend to spend money on low-value activities because they do not have market signals or customer feedback to guide them. In this report, I examined the problem with respect to the Transportation Security Administration. Show More Summary

"eBay for shipping" Atlanta startup raises $2.5M

Efreightsolutions LLC — which dubs itself as the “eBay of shipping” — has raised $2.5 million, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The Atlanta-based transportation management software startup has developed technology...Show More Summary

RTC Receives Significant Funding for Major Project

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had a major role in securing the funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation under the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.

Greater safety and security at Europe's train stations

When a suspicious individual fleas on a bus or by train, then things usually get tough for the police. This is because the security systems of the various transportation companies and security services are typically incompatible. A new project aims at creating remedies and establishing better collaboration within the same city.

Would Solar Roadways Work? A Government Engineer Discusses the Controversial Technology

In 2009, after a couple years of tinkering in their driveway, the Brusaws secured a $100,000 grant from the Department of Transportation for their company, Solar Roadways. "I didn't need that much money to have a bunch of professors write a paper. So I asked [the DOT] if we could simply build a prototype," said Scott Brusaw. read more

Border Patrol Agent: TSA Made ‘Bold Attempt to Fool the American Public’

HOUSTON, Texas — The scandal has intensified surrounding Transportation Security Administration (TSA) allowing illegal aliens to fly without sufficient identification and lying about the matter to news outlets and to the American public. Show More Summary

In Which I Defend the TSA from Unfair Criticisms

Several people have sent me this story: “TSA ADMITS LYING ABOUT ILLEGAL ALIENS FLYING WITHOUT PROPER ID” Texas — A new letter from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) admits that illegal aliens were being allowed to board planes using Notice to Appear forms they received after entering the U.S. Show More Summary

Gohmert Slams TSA for Allowing Illegals to Fly Without Valid ID Then Lying About It

HOUSTON, Texas -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently penned a letter that confirmed what Breitbart Texas Managing Director Brandon Darby reported back in July--the agency was allowing illegal immigrants to board planes using only Notice to Appear forms that they received after entering the U.S. Show More Summary

TSA Precheck program gaining in popularity

More flyers using the PreCheck program, which the Transportation Security Administration says "allows low-risk travelers to experience expedited, more efficient security screening." The TSA says nearly half a million people have signed up since last December. CBS News' Jericka Duncan reports.

TSA Admits Illegal Aliens Allowed to Fly Without Verifiable ID

HOUSTON, Texas -- A new letter from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) admits that illegal aliens were being allowed to board planes using Notice to Appear forms they received after entering the U.S. illegally. The revelation...Show More Summary

Bombardier secures order for ten TRAXX DC locomotives

Rail technology provider Bombardier Transportation has secured a €33m contract from Akiem for ten TRAXX DC locomotives.

Foreign carriers wait in line

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : Gulliver

AMERICAN airport security is a huge hassle. But thankfully, there's a partial solution—the Transportation Security Agency's Precheck programme. Travellers who have Precheck—which is available to elite-level frequent flyers and people who pay the $85 screening fee—avoid many of the indignities to which others have become accustomed. Show More Summary

Tire makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

By Ludwig Burger MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport. The reaction is understandable,...Show More Summary

From the TSA Instagram Account: Terrifying Weapons and Adorable Dogs

God bless Bob Burns. He's the 12-year TSA agent who, last year, decided to create an Instagram account for the Transportation Security Administration. The TSA, as you know, is responsible for keeping all the guns, knives, bombs, rocket launchers, grenades, snakes, Samurai swords, cocaine, and so on and so forth from getting on planes. Show More Summary

VID: For Your Consideration — Remy TSA Contest Entry

4 weeks agoNews : Reason

“Remy’s TSA Contest Entry,” written and performed by Remy and produced by Meredith Bragg. About 2 minutes. Original release date was August 8, 2014 and original writeup is below. Remy enters the Transportation Security Administration's contest seeking helpful hints to improve airport security lines.  Let's hope he wins.  Approximately 1:45 minutes. Show More Summary

Worth a Scroll: The TSA's Instagram Account

There is perhaps no better microcosm of how easily the internet can throw together seemingly disparate images and have them make total sense than the Transportation Security Administration's Instagram account, where photos of confiscated weapons and weed are juxtaposed with snapshots of the adorable dogs that find them. Read more...

Poll: 73% of Americans Say Transportation Spending Is Inefficient, Would Prefer to Pay for Highway Repairs With Tolls Rather Than Taxes

last monthNews : Reason

Air travelers are worried about missile strikes and don’t think new airport security fees will increase safety, but are confident in the TSA. The new Reason-Rupe national telephone poll of 1,000 adults finds 73 percent of Americans believe the government spends existing ransportation funding inefficiently. Show More Summary

Poll: 73% of Americans Say Transportation Spending Is Inefficient, Would Prefer to Pay for Highway Repairs With Tolls Rather Than Taxes

last monthNews : Reason

Toplines Questionnaire Methodology Detailed Tables Air travelers are worried about missile strikes and don’t think new airport security fees will increase safety, but are confident in the TSA   The new Reason-Rupe national telephoneShow More Summary

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