Report complaints on-the-go with Philly 311 app

The city’s official 311 app is here.

Though the project was initially long-delayed, the city met its most recent deadline for a Labor Day launch. The free app, built by New York City firmPublicStuff, looks good, at least during our tests on iOS.

It’s available for Android, iOS, and BlackBerry devices HERE.

The app, built for the city’s 311 non-emergency call center, has all the features you’d expect and an easy-to-use interface. Using it, you can report city service problems — graffiti, vacant houses, open fire hydrants and much more — and track the city’s response to them. Requests are delivered straight to the city department, rather than going through a middleman 311 operator (unless you have a miscellaneous, unlisted problem), says project manager Tim Wisniewski.

Read more about the app and how you can use it from Technically Philly.

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