December 6, 2018Policy Report

Case Study: Los Angeles

Local/ Local Government Fellows/ 2018/

los-angeles-cover-imageHow to Clean City Streets? Los Angeles Begins by Collecting New Data  

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Los Angeles residents consider clean streets and alleys to be among the fundamental responsibilities of their city government. However, in recent years, Los Angeles had not met its residents’ expectations for street and alley cleanliness. The City received growing numbers of complaints from residents concerned about excessive litter, illegal dumping, and other trash, especially in neighborhoods with predominantly low income and minority residents.