Airlines lift CDC mask mandate after Florida judge’s ruling

On April 18, U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mask mandate for airplanes and public transportation was an unlawful extension of authority. As a result, several major U.S. airlines have…

TSA stops enforcing mask use after federal judge strikes down mandate

Passengers have mixed reactions to ruling that overturned mask mandates on public transportation.

Despite TSA mandate, some Metro riders aren’t masked

The risk of passengers contracting COVID-19 on public transit increases when they are not wearing masks. Yet, many are choosing to ignore the mask mandate for all public transportation networks that has been extended through Jan. 18, 2022.

Baltimore food hand-out for federal workers impacted by government shutdown

100 families affected by the government shutdown took advantage of the Maryland Food Bank’s fresh produce, canned goods, and other grocery items to help get them through their period of unemployment and no pay.

Federal employees at BWI Airport start to feel pinch of shutdown

TSA workers and air traffic controllers at BWI airport are starting to feel the pinch from the on-going partial shutdown of the government.

TSA provides travel tips for painless security checks this holiday season

Forget about bringing the mashed potatoes through, but baked potatoes are fine. The Transportation Safety Administration is reminding holiday travelers of what is—and is not—permitted in the terminal in order to help speed up security checkpoints and prevent travelers from having to throw away any personal items when they fly during the holiday season.

TSA Introduces New Security Line for Frequent Travelers at BWI Airport

Pre-Check line allows fliers to move through security quickly and without hassle.