Traffic collisions, flooded streets and other situations can wreak havoc for our daily commutes and running errands. Being alerted to these types of events and how to get around them can save you time and reduce stress.
The city of Buckeye has partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized relevant community advisories and even emergency situations.
It’s completely voluntary, and there are three simple ways to register:
- Text your zip code to 888777 from your mobile phone
- Go to Nixle.com and type in your zip code
- Go to www.BuckeyeAZ.gov/alerts and sign up using the Nixle widget
Once registered, residents will receive a confirmation text to their mobile device. Residents may also customize their alert settings by going to www.Nixle.com and creating a User Profile.
Once a user profile is created, residents will be able to choose to receive alerts by text, phone call or both and also choose what types of alerts they wish to receive (i.e. emergency alerts, traffic or travel advisories, community notifications, etc.) For directions on creating a user profile and updating account settings, please visit www.buckeyeaz.gov/alerts.
“This is an amazing resource for the city’s public safety departments and also for our residents,” said Buckeye Fire Chief and Emergency Manager, Bob Costello. “The service is secure, reliable and easy to use.”
All alerts will be targeted geographically, allowing residents to receive localized, relevant alerts via text and voice message, email and social media. Visit www.buckeyeaz.gov/alerts to register.