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By the Numbers: One year of downtown's Clean and Safe Ambassador Program

July 1 marks the one year anniversary of the Clean and Safe Ambassador Program beginning in downtown Rochester. And what a different they've made in that short time frame! Here's a look at their accomplishments from the past year by the numbers.

  Picked up 60,042 cigarette butts

 

  Disinfected 6,502 infrastructures (high-touch areas like crosswalk buttons, parking meters, and public seating)

 

  Cleaned 2,963 infrastructures

 

  Disposed of 1,866 COVID-19 masks

 

  Assisted with 1,681 hospitality outreach

 

  Removed 1,574 instances of graffiti

 

  Cleared snow from 1,473 corners

 

  Collected 1,317 bags of trash

 

  Pulled weeds from 1,139 blocks

 

  Cleaned 1,058 bus stops


(data from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021)