Excellence.gov Awards: TSA app alerts for security, weather, wait times

Monday - 3/21/2011, 3:19pm EDT

Lynn Dean, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Administrator, TSA

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For the first time ever, the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council added a best mobile app category to its annual Excellence in Government Awards.

This year's winning app - My TSA - allows users to find out the wait times, security alerts and weather problems at the airport.

Lynn Dean, a Senior Advisor to the Deputy Administrator at the Transportation Security Administration, explains how the TSP app works.