COVID-19 Transportation Security Resources

A collection of research, editorials, and interviews with INFORMS thought leaders to contribute the public's understanding the impacts of transportation security amid the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Listed in reverse chronological order

Peer-Reviewed Scientific Research

Multimedia Resources

NJ Commute will Change Forever as State Slowly Reopens. Here's What to Expect 
Online: Nj.com
Sheldon Jacobson 
May 30, 2020

Rate of Guns Found by TSA Jumps, Even as Fewer People Fly 
Online: Gruntstuff
Sheldon Jacobson 
May 28, 2020

Perspective:Making Sense of TSA's Higher Firearm Detection Rate 
Online: Homeland Security Today
Sheldon Jacobson 
May 27, 2020

Temperature Checks for Airline Passengers: A Bad Idea 
Online: New York Daily News
Sheldon Jacobson 
May 20, 2020

Post COVID-19 Pandemic Transportation May Include more School Buses, Lagged Work Hours 
TV: WJLA
Sheldon Jacobson 
May 19, 2020

COVID Spurs Calls for Thermometers at Airports 
Online: Crain's Chicago Business
Sheldon Jacobson 
May 15, 2020

Will Murphy's Jersey Shore Opening Coax Tourists out for a Summer Road Trip? 
Online: Newjersey.com
Sheldon Jacobson 
May 15, 2020

Would Airport Coronavirus Testing get People Flying? Not Alone, Experts say
Radio: WCSJ News
Laura Albert 
May 12, 2020

Would Airport Coronavirus Testing get People Flying? Not Alone, Experts say
Online: ABC News
Laura Albert 
May 12, 2020

As Fewer People Fly, Rate of Guns Found in Bags by TSA Jumps
Online: AP News
Sheldon Jacobson
April 27, 2020

Airport Security in a Post-COVID-19 World
Online: The Hill
Sheldon Jacobson
April 24, 2020

Professor Sheldon Jacobson on Reducing COVID Risks at Airports
Online: Travel Weekly
Sheldon Jacobson
April 21, 2020

Sheldon Jacobson on Aviation Security
Podcast: The News-Gazette
Sheldon Jacobson
April 2, 2020

Is it Safe to Fly During the Coronavirus Pandemic?
University Press: Illinois New Bureau
Sheldon Jacobson
April 1, 2020

The GAO Told the Government in 2015 to Develop a Plan to Protect the Aviation System Against an Outbreak. It Never Happened.
Online: The Washington Post
Vicki Bier
March 24, 2020

Travel Bans Can't Stop this Pandemic
Online: The Hill
Laura Albert
March 18, 2020

CDC may lack contact information for some airline passengers possibly exposed to coronavirus
Online: Politico
Sheldon Jacobson
March 3, 2020