DPOB’s Clean Street Ambassadors work seven days a week to help keep our Downtown streets beautiful by emptying trash from more than 400 cans in the DMA, sweeping the streets, removing graffiti, cleaning alleys, and reporting code violations.
Our clean team is piloting “smart” trash can lids that track useful capacity data to help us better understand trash can deployment needs.
Downtown Partnership of Baltimore’s Clean Street Ambassadors provide the following services to our Downtown neighborhoods.
Our CSA’s perform street sweeping and trash removal for the 106-block, Downtown area. Servicing nearly 300 DPOB-owned trash cans, and tending to an additional 100-150 trash cans not owned by DPOB.
Special attention is also paid to keeping gutters and curbs clear of trash, leaves, and snow.
CSAs are regularly assigned to specified parks and public spaces to keep them vibrant.
CSA’s maintain specific trees, tree pits, and perform related tree maintenance as needed.
Our team is trained to remove graffiti from businesses at the request of property owners, including removal on historic facades as approved by CHAP.
Property owners can request power washing services free of charge if they are located in the DMA boundaries.
It happens, we can help. Our CSAs provide special cleaning detail for human waste removal.
We do a lot, but we can’t do it all. We regularly communicate with and notify DPW if specialized services are needed.
Depending on the needs at the time, we project manage and collaborate with DPW to launch specialized clean initiatives.
If your business is located within the Downtown Management Authority Boundaries, you qualify to receive supplemental services from DPOB operations team members. Fill out the following form below to make your request. As always, please also call 311 if your request falls under the jurisdiction of Baltimore City.