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  • October 03, 2008 | 158 (# of comments)
    TSA is aware that the current liquid restrictions are a pain point for the public. That is one reason why the agency is working aggressively to deploy technology that can detect liquid explosives. The primary reason is: better security.As the Middle...
  • October 01, 2008 | 42 (# of comments)
    One of the requirements of the 9/11 Bill asked TSA to look at ways to enhance security by identifying airline flight deck crew members (pilots) and giving them a faster way to get through security.TSA is now piloting a couple of ways to meet this...
  • September 23, 2008 | 90 (# of comments)
    For those of you that have noticed TSA's Diamond Self-Select Lanes, you're not the only ones; Budget Travel magazine has rewarded TSA and the program with a 2008 Extra Mile Award for innovative efforts to make travel easier. For the past four years...
  • September 16, 2008 | 99 (# of comments)
    As we’ve talked about earlier on the blog, TSA has taken a lot of steps to confirm ID: TSA Travel Document Checkers with magnifying loupes and black lights, the revised ID rules that affect people with no ID and developing Secure Flight. All that...
  • September 11, 2008 | 58 (# of comments)
    As many of us reflect on 9/11, I wanted to share the story about how I came to TSA and what it meant to wear the TSA uniform. In September 2001, I lived in Fairfield, Ohio and was living the rock and roll dream as a musician. My wife was working...
  • September 08, 2008 | 162 (# of comments)
    It’s been almost a month since we launched our new laptop bag procedures. As expected, there have been a few folks (including my Dad) who thought they could just leave their laptops in any old bag with cables and gadgets galore. We expected some...
  • September 05, 2008 | 103 (# of comments)
    Some folks are getting the wrong idea that the SPO-7 passive millimeter wave technology used at Denver and Minneapolis-St. Paul airports during the recent conventions is a mobile Millimeter Wave portal and can see through clothing. That’s not the...
  • August 28, 2008 | 171 (# of comments)
    Blogging has been light this week, with some on the team out for end-of-summer vacations and Bob's out taking care of his new baby.So this week, as one political convention comes to a close and another is about to start, we wanted to highlight a...
  • August 20, 2008 | 217 (# of comments)
    There have been some questions on our blog and elsewhere about the Chicago aircraft inspections.Also, I've noticed some confusion out there, so please note that this involved a Transportation Security Inspector, (TSI) not a Transportation Security...
  • August 20, 2008 | 44 (# of comments)
    Recently, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on TSA’s covert testing program. We’ve written about the report and posted it on our website. Some media and blogs have covered the report and created some misperceptions along...

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