America’s transportation program is running on empty.
Texting while driving in Montana is dangerous, but not illegal.
The next congressional budget crisis is barreling down a road near you.
HELENA — Some state highway construction projects are still up for bid in mid-November, but the state transportation director said the agency doesn’t know how much federal money it will receive in the future.
HELENA — The state Transportation Department intends to arm 35 officers from its Motor Carrier Services Division, a move that drew opposition from the lobbyist for Montana’s trucking industry.
HELENA — Some advocates of reviving passenger rail service in the West urged Gov. Steve Bullock to take up the issue with his counterparts in the Western Governors’ Association.
HELENA — Montana’s highway system is ranked fifth best in the nation in overall performance and efficiency, despite having the highest fatality rate in the country, a study has concluded.
HELENA — The Montana Department of Transportation this week begins celebrating its 100th anniversary as the state agency that oversees construction and maintenance of the highways and bridges that connect communities here.
HELENA — Here are some major state highway projects that already have begun or will be started this year, according to state Transportation Director Mike Tooley.
State and local law enforcement agencies are increasing patrols as part of the national “Click It, Don’t Risk It” seat belt enforcement effort, which began Monday and continues through June 2.
Steve Reed may be the most popular guy in the Montana Department of Transportation who also remains largely anonymous.
HELENA — Gov.-elect Steve Bullock has released the salaries for members of his Cabinet and staff.
HELENA — Gov.-elect Steve Bullock on Thursday appointed two more department directors — Mike Tooley to head the state Department of Transportation and John Tubbs to lead the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.
HELENA — The leader of the Montana Highway Patrol has retired after almost four years as chief and nearly 28 years with the agency.
At first, said David Mirisch, his wife thought the approaching headlights were on a frontage road. Then she realized they were in her own lane of Interstate 90, coming straight toward her, fast.
HELENA - Montana Highway Patrol Col. Mike Tooley told 10 newly sworn troopers Friday that their shining badges and accompanying numbers are symbols of honor but also responsibility.
The reason I support Steve Bullock is that he's gone above and beyond the regular duties of attorney general and fought daily to improve public safety in Montana. For example, he's led the fight to reduce drunk driving in Montana. Bullock coordinated the effort to expand the 24/7 program sta…
So far, 2012 is on a bad run.
Derek Werner, a Poplar native and trooper with the Montana Highway Patrol based out of the Wolf Point area, has been named one of the top four Troopers of the Year by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Eight years ago, the Montana Legislature inadvertently deleted child safety seat enforcement from the state code.