The Industrial District BID regularly tracks a number of security and maintenance statistics, with selected indicators.
In total, 28,991 bags of trash were removed in Q2 2019, weighing 434 tons:
For comparison, 434 tons is around the same weight of 4 blue whales!
The BID provides pressure washing services now upon request, to mitigate public health hazards from bodily fluids and waste on sidewalks and in business doorways.
In Q2 2019, the BID received a total of 1,000 pressure wash requests– a 72% increase over the amount of pressure wash requests the BID received during Q1 2019.
Also during Q2 2019, the BID responded to 1,395 grafitti removal requests. This represents a 70% increase over the amount of graffiti removed in the previous quarter in Q1 2019, which itself was a 59% increase over the amount removed during during the previous quarter (Q4 2018).
The BID responded to 856 public safety incidents during Q2 2019– a 23% over the previous quarter.