The Industrial District BID regularly tracks a number of security and maintenance statistics, with selected indicators.

In total, 32,055 bags of trash were removed in Q1 2019, weighing 480 tons:

Trash Removed in Q1 2019
Trash Removed in Q1 2019

For comparison, 480 tons is equivalent to around 6 space shuttles!

Photo credit: The Atlantic
Photo credit: The Atlantic

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 Q1 2019, the BID received a total of 583 pressure wash requests.

Pressure Wash Requests in Q1 2019
Pressure Wash Requests in Q1 2019

In Q1 2019 the BID removed graffiti 819 times.  This represents a 59% increase over the amount of graffiti removed in the previous quarter (Q4 2018) and an incredible 234% increase over the amount removed during Q1 2018.

Graffiti Removal in Q1 2019
Graffiti Removal in Q1 2019

The BID responded to 696 public safety incidents during Q1 2019.

Public Safety Incident Responses in Q1 2019
Public Safety Incident Responses in Q1 2019
This article is unpublished.