Activists in Ukraine, Russia take to the streets with flowers to battle pothole problems

Tulsa’s potholes are a pain, and we’ve passed your concerns along to city leaders.

But elsewhere in the world, citizens have taken action, launching unique protests against poor road conditions.

Reports surfaced online earlier this year of activists in Ukraine taking to the streets, planting tulips and other flowers in potholes in major roads.

According to a report on CNN-IBN Live, a group of Russian activists planted potatoes in the streets of Yaroslavl in 2013 “to see if these potatoes will grow sooner than the city authorities repair the roads,’ and during the same year flowers were planted in the potholes of the streets of Tomsk.

In 2012, the “Guerrilla gardener” Steve Wheen looked to solve Britain’s pothole problem by filling cracks in roads with flowers. You can see videos of Wheen’s creations on YouTube .

So how do you propose fixing Tulsa’s potholes? Let us know in the comments section below or head over to our Facebook and Twitter pages using the hashtag #tulsapothole.

Watch our investigation Pothole Problems Monday night on 2NEWS at 10 to see what the City of Tulsa is doing about the craters lining our streets.

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