Last year Chicago had some fun instituting the first annual "Potholepalooza" encouraging citizens to get out there and report potholes using the SeeClickFix app.
Chicago IL Press Release:
Heat map of Chicago DURING Potholepalooza:
Heat map of Chicago AFTER Potholepalooza:
Champaign Illinois is off to an early start with an article published a few weeks ago informing citizens on how those annoying potholes are created and how SeeClickFix can help.
The Daily Illini Article