Public transportation: Billings Metropolitan Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 230. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 9 on the Best Places to Live and Work in America list, compiled by BestJobsUsa.com, 2002
Billings received national attention for a 1993 campaign by local residents against an outbreak of hate crimes. When the local newspaper, the Billings Gazette, printed full-page menorahs, thousands of homes and businesses displayed them in their windows.
Filming location for: · 1992 movie, "Far and Away"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
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