Transportation Security Administration

United States federal government agency

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that has authority over the security of transportation systems within, and connecting to the United States. It was created as a response to the September 11 attacks to improve airport security and safer airtravel.[1]


  1. "MINETA OUTLINES MISSION FOR TSA, SECURITY DIRECTORS". FreightWaves. 2002-01-16. Retrieved 2021-04-11.