Thu May 30, 2013
The Two-Way

TSA: No More Graphic, Full-Body Airport Scans

Originally published on Thu May 30, 2013 5:40 pm

A U.S. Transportation Security Administration employee demonstrates the less intrusive Automated Target Recognition software in 2011.
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The Transportation Security Administration has told Congress that it's finished retrofitting airport scanners to blunt a widely criticized technology that shows graphic detail of a passenger's body as he or she goes through security checkpoints.

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Tue May 28, 2013

Cruise Industry Adopts Passenger 'Rights' As Incidents Mount

Originally published on Wed May 29, 2013 6:43 am

Damage on the Royal Caribbean ship Grandeur of the Seas is visible as the ship docks in Freeport, the Bahamas, on Monday.

About 2,200 passengers were being flown back to Baltimore on Tuesday, a day after their cruise ship caught fire on its way to the Bahamas. There were no injuries aboard Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas.

But in the wake of the incident and others like it, the cruise ship companies have something of a black eye. The industry is now trying to reassure passengers it's OK for them to sail, adopting what it called a passenger "bill of rights."

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Sat May 25, 2013

Taking A Road Trip? Check For Summer Construction First

Summer is construction season in Colorado. Does this sign outside of Breckenridge look familiar?
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Going on a Memorial Day road trip? Here is some of the scheduled construction from CDOT that may impact your weekend.

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Sat May 25, 2013
Author Interviews

Prepare For Takeoff With 'Cockpit Confidential'

Originally published on Sat May 25, 2013 11:19 am

With summer travel season just over the horizon, millions of Americans are poised to take off for family vacations. But before they reach their destinations, they'll likely endure security lines, luggage fees, tiny bags of pretzels and unexplained delays.

Patrick Smith, an airline pilot and columnist, has written a new book for curious fliers. It's called Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers and Reflections.

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Thu May 23, 2013
Holiday Weekend

Fewer Coloradans Expected To Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

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Ready for a long Memorial Day weekend? If you’re heading out, you may want to look at the numbers. AAA Colorado predicts that 600,000 Coloradans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the weekend.

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