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  • December 23, 2010 | 79 (# of comments)
    Thanksgiving was only a few weeks ago, but If you’re getting ready to travel for the holidays, you’re probably coming here looking for some tips. So this post is basically the Thanksgiving travel post minus all the corny pilgrim and turkey jokes. If...
  • December 31, 2008 | 124 (# of comments)
    As 2008 closes, so does the first year of the blog. We’ve published 121 posts (not counting this one) and have had over half a million visits to our blog along with over 16,000 comments. (The hits just keep on coming)It’s been great to read comments...
  • December 03, 2008 | 94 (# of comments)
    My name is Christine, and I've worked for TSA for about 3 years now working on the Web team at Headquarters. I spend most of my time doing technical stuff, but I also dabble in some writing. I'm an avid traveler (it's a passion of mine) and I've had...
  • July 30, 2008 | 163 (# of comments)
    Wouldn’t it be great to show up at a checkpoint and just when you were reaching down to untie your shoes, you heard an officer say “You can leave your shoes on.”The TSA is well aware that the removal of shoes is not our most popular policy. In fact...
  • May 27, 2008 | 199 (# of comments)
    As TSA continues to deploy new technology, some people continue to be confused about whole body imagers. Millimeter wave, backscatter, privacy filters… it all adds up to a confused traveling public.Since one of our readers asked about the difference...
  • May 16, 2008 | 58 (# of comments)
    While American Idol fans debate the merits of the two Davids, across the pond, a terror trial has captured the attention of most of England and in fact the continent.Eight alleged terrorists are on trial for planning to blow up seven airliners, five...
  • February 25, 2008 | 42 (# of comments)
    Hi! I’ve just come back from Burbank where the TSA has been piloting a few suggestions posted by bloggers such as you.We’ve tested the "Zip Lane" ("If all your carry-ons fit under the seat in front of you, Zip On Through!"). And you know what? It...
  • February 20, 2008 | 49 (# of comments)
    Earl Morris, who heads up TSA's airport security operations in Salt Lake City, sent in this update to my original post:"It's been about a week since we launched our "Black Diamond" pilot to improve security and efficiency at the checkpoint, and...
  • February 16, 2008 | 109 (# of comments)
    You may have read or heard about a new pilot program in Salt Lake City this weekend that enables passengers to go through security at their own pace.Here's the information from the TSA website:TSA Enables Passengers to Go at Their Own Pace in Salt...
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