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Blog Posts for 2008

  • April 17, 2008 | 222 (# of comments)
    Since we posted information about Checkpoint Evolution and the expanded use of millimeter wave technology, we’ve noticed a number of comments from many of you questioning the use of this technology and the images it captures during the screening...
  • April 15, 2008 | 76 (# of comments)
    If you weren’t watching C-SPAN today, you missed Kip's testimony before the Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure . The Congressional Hearing was centered on how the Transportation Security Administration...
  • April 11, 2008 | 152 (# of comments)
    While screening 2 million people every day, you learn a thing or two. In addition to this on-the-job learning, we specifically sought out passenger feedback on how a checkpoint could be designed to make their lives a little easier. Easier processes...
  • April 03, 2008 | 109 (# of comments)
    Passenger engagement… What is it? Is it the new romantic comedy about two passengers who meet at an airport and decide to get married? Not quite.Passenger engagement is all about the way we are moving to an entirely different environment at our...
  • April 01, 2008 | 149 (# of comments)
    (UPDATE 04/02/2008: Read the updated story. )You might have seen on the news or the web today that Behavior Detection Officers at Orlando International Airport spotted a passenger in the airport lobby, well before the screening checkpoint, who was...
  • March 30, 2008 | 169 (# of comments)
    In TSA's checkpoint of the future, passengers will approach the security kiosk, carry-on in hand, and put a biometric on the scanner. While the scanning system clears you after it confirms your identity and flight information, the technology in the...
  • March 28, 2008 | 350 (# of comments)
    Your questions and comments on the incident in Lubbock, Texas have not gone unnoticed. Yesterday, as soon as TSA became aware of the situation, people in our Security Operations office looked into it. They interviewed the four Security Officers who...
  • March 25, 2008 | 116 (# of comments)
    Update:3/26/08, 5:35 p.m.Christopher Said:Yesterday I mistakenly wrote and subsequently reiterated last night in a comment that the percent of flights covered by air marshals is in the “double digits.” Frankly, this was a result of my haste to...
  • March 24, 2008 | 92 (# of comments)
    By this time, most of you are getting pretty familiar with what TSA does on a daily basis. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ve likely heard us mention layers of security. It’s a term we use a lot but it’s a lot more than just a catch...
  • March 20, 2008 | 179 (# of comments)
    Due to the new Got Feedback? program, we have disabled commenting on this page. This page was part of a pilot program that has evolved and this page is no longer needed. You are still welcome to leave general feedback on our blog, or you can visit...

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