When Race Leads to a Call to 311 Instead of a Neighbor

In NYC, calls about noise and blocked driveways are most frequent in zones between racially homogenous neighborhoods.

A paper finds that New York City residents who live between racial enclaves often go straight to dialing 311, the city's non-emergency service line, instead of knocking on their neighbors' doors.
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