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Program allows visitors past airport security without ticket

Posted 13 November 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

SEATTLE — The Port of Seattle, the governing body over Seattle’s seaport and airport, is launching a new pilot program that will allow visitors past security at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport without a boarding pass.


Flight 93 chime tower an ‘everlasting concert by our heroes’

Posted 10 September 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — The heroism of airline passengers and crew who died when hijackers crashed their plane into a Pennsylvania field was remembered Sunday with the dedication of a concrete-and-steel tower that will ring with wind chimes for every one …


Uber rolls out safety features for drivers, passengers

Posted 5 September 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

NEW YORK — Uber is aiming to boost driver and passenger safety in an effort to rebuild trust in the brand.


L.A. to become first in U.S. to install subway body scanners

Posted 14 August 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.


Authorities probe how airline employee could steal plane

Posted 11 August 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Investigators worked to find out how an airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military jets t…


No danger after freight train derailment near Quebec-Ontario border

Posted 18 July 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

SAINT-POLYCARPE, Que. — Quebec’s public security minister offered assurances Tuesday that nothing leaked into a nearby river after a Canadian Pacific freight train derailment just east of the Ontario border.


Appeals court decision makes it hard to sue TSA screeners

Posted 13 July 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

PHILADELPHIA — A federal appeals court says airport security screeners can’t be sued over alleged mistreatment because they aren’t law-enforcement officers.


Drone in Superman garb crashes into French nuclear plant

Posted 3 July 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

PARIS — Greenpeace activists say they have crashed a drone into a French nuclear plant to highlight the lack of security around the facility.


Orlando International Airport to scan faces of U.S. citizens

Posted 22 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida’s busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, officials said Thursday, a move that pleases airport executives but worries privacy ad…


Evacuation at Winnipeg airport over following ‘possible security incident’

Posted 18 June 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Airport was evacuated because of a “possible security incident” on Sunday morning before returning to normal operations nearly an hour later.


Australia upgrading airport security after alleged bomb plot

Posted 15 May 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s government said Tuesday that it will upgrade airport security around the country and increase police powers in response to an alleged attempt to smuggle an improvised explosive device aboard a flight out of Sydney la…


Suspect in deadly Toronto van attack to appear in court

Posted 24 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

TORONTO – The man suspected of running down numerous pedestrians on a bustling stretch of Yonge Street north of downtown Toronto is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning.


Turning vehicles into deadly weapons is easy and cheap, expert says

Posted 24 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

Preventing people from using vehicles as deadly weapons is a difficult task for law enforcement officials, experts say.


Officer fired after dragging passenger sues United, Chicago

Posted 12 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

CHICAGO — An aviation security officer who was fired after forcibly dragging a passenger from a plane last year is suing United Airlines and the city of Chicago, claiming he wasn’t properly trained to deal with such a situation and he was defamed in …


Kelowna International Airport using UGV to transport suspicious packages

Posted 11 April 2018 by coastvan | Tagged As: | Categories: Transportation | Comments Off

Parisien Research Corporation has introduced the Remote Package Handling System (RPHS) at Kelowna International Airport in British Columbia.