Top 311 complaints of the year
- But instead of getting stressed, we get excited to see all the data these complaints create.
Why it matters: 311 data sets offer a fascinating snapshot of citizen concerns at a moment in time.
- Plus, you can hear Monica talking about them today on CityCast Chicago.
Between the lines: We took a look at recent 311 data and found the biggest growth in complaints over the last three months was regarding:
- Illegal dib-calling on parking spots
- Unshoveled sidewalks
- Unrepaired potholes
Evergreen favorite: Airplane noise always ranks first.
- While 311 operators can't silence jets, they can share info on soundproofing homes and register complaints to officials who may vote for flight path modifications.
The intrigue: You can file complaints/requests to 311 when:
🧹 Neighbors want to borrow city equipment to clean up the block.
📺 Your cable provider has lousy service.
🦆You see a coyote or spy a dead bird.
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