The Transportation Security Administration said Thursday screeners should not require passengers to take their shoes off before going through metal detectors. But the agency did say that screeners would "encourage" passengers to do so.
Passengers wearing thick-soled shoes and those with metal shanks or steel toes are encouraged to take off their shoes for X-ray screening.
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