Bright Spots are sustainable neighborhood features that nurture healthy, connected communities.
Portland’s neighborhoods integrate people and the built and natural environments to form a resilient cityscape. As the city grows and develops, these Bright Spots are essential to maintaining a prosperous, healthy and connected city.
Find Bright Spots at the Tilikum-Sellwood Sunday Parkways on September 27, 2015.
Bright Spots include one or more of these features:
Encourages walking, biking or other physical activity.
Diversity & Inclusion
Is welcoming and accommodating to people of diverse cultures and abilities.
Uses renewable energy or has energy conservation measures.
Offers access to fresh, healthy produce and community gardens.
Provides space for community members to meet.
Creates wildlife habitat or places to enjoy nature in the city.
Swap and Share
Allows community members to borrow or trade goods, rather than buying new.