Support Grows for Tiered Screening at Airports

Susan Stellin, reporting for the NYT:

One reason airport security measures frustrate travelers is that screening procedures tend to treat all passengers the same: as potential terrorists.

But in the wake of the furor last fall over pat-downs and body scanners, several industry organizations are working on proposals to overhaul security checkpoints to provide more or less scrutiny based on the risk profile of each traveler.

Sanity prevails? (Via Glenn Fleishman.)

Tuesday, 8 February 2011