Department of Homeland Security

TSA - Install gravity-power tray/bin returns at TSA checkpoints!

TSA should install gravity-powered tray/bin returns at its checkpoints. Gravity-powered tray/bin returns are used at most European airports. The devices are usually just a pair of sloped rails. When a passenger finishes their screening, he/she simply places the bins he/she used on these sloped rails. The empty bins then slide, via gravity, back to the unsecured side of the checkpoint. The empty bins are then utilized ...more »

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Government Accountability Office

USE UNEMPLOYED VETERANS (60,000)

Many veterans are returning home with physical limitations or returning home with no job to go to. Instead of using a contractor for our security jobs, use our vterans. Many veterans even with physical limitations could sit around and watch a camera for better security. This could save lots of money by doing away with the contractor and contracted employees, less unemployment benefits going out the door!

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Legislative Branch

Rethink Biometric Pilot Credential Program To Save Program Costs

Instead of developing a new stand alone "pilot biometric credential", and since legislation dictates one, why not consider using the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP's) Trusted Traveler Global Entry credential for this purpose. Although not specifically tailored for pilots currently, the global entry card could easily accomodate "pilots" via unique data elements within existing IT infrastructure for greater ...more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Designated Donations Airport Security Line

A designated donations security line should be established at all large airports where commuters in a rush can pay extra to go through a speedier security line. If one is willing to pay more than the person standing in front of them, they advance ahead in this line. Their donations go to any of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) listed recipient organizations.

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