As part of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Clean Streets initiative, the City’s Bureau of Sanitation drove all of LA’s public streets and alleys (traveling over 22,000 miles!) and gave each block a “cleanliness score” from 1-3:
1. Clean (green)
2. Somewhat Clean (yellow)
3. Not Clean (red)
Each street score is based on four factors: litter, weeds, bulky items and illegal dumping. This assessment will be repeated every quarter.
Los Angeles is leading the way as the only big city in the US conducting a regular cleanliness assessment of every City street.
Of the 39,915 road segments, 61% were rated clean, 35% were rated somewhat clean, while streets rated unclean made up 4% of total street segments.
This data has been aggregated into operational grids which helps the Bureau of Sanitation strategically deploy resources, such as a new dedicated Clean Streets clean-up crew.
This map shows the average score within each grid. Red grids contain a lot of dirty streets while green grids contain mostly clean streets.
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