Winnipeg Launches Mobile 311 App

Winnipeg 311 AppCitizens can report potholes, graffiti and other matters needing attention more easily through a new app launched by the City of Winnipeg.

The Winnipeg 311 App for iOS and Android devices allows users to communicate with city staff more efficiently to make a report, send photographs relating to their request, and checking on the status of a service request.

The free app allows for the reporting of potholes, sidewalk repairs, graffiti on public property, dead animal removal, Winnipeg Transit (lost property and shelter issues), snow removal, and sanding.

Since launching on January 16, 2009, the city’s 311 service has handled more than 8 million calls and over 230,000 e-mails from its downtown call centre on the 5th floor of cityplace.