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Thursday
Jan062011

DPRoadRescue.org In The News

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"The next time you hit a pothole in Des Plaines, instead of swearing a blue-streak under your breath (or out loud) and praying that it gets filled sometime this decade, now you can text the city with the pothole's location and rest assured that it will be filled. 

´╗┐Alderman Matt Bogusz (3rd Ward) has implemented a new program, Des Plaines Road Rescue, that allows residents to text or email the locations of potholes."

New Road Rescue Program Allows Residents To Text The Location Of Potholes

By
Lisa Cisneros - Des Plaines Patch - 1/6/11


"The 'DP Road Rescue' initiative, launched by 3rd Ward Alderman Matt Bogusz, aims to streamline road repair requests and cut through the red tape of having to communicate with multiple government agencies such as the city of Des Plaines, Maine Township, Cook County, or the state"


Des Plaines launches easy way to report potholes

By Madhu Krishnamurthy - Daily Herald - 1/6/11


"'Des Plaines Road Rescue'  lets motorists report craters or other types of road problems via texting or online. The program launched at the beginning of this year and is meant to streamline street repair requests.

"'You shouldn’t have to send an email, make a call, and show up in person to get a task completed,' said Ald. Matt Bogusz, who created the service with the help of the Google Voice early adopters program.

Texting for pothole repair

By Jennifer Delgado - Triblocal - 1/6/11