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 Northeast Sunday Parkways on July 24, 2016.
Click on the Bright Spot icons on the map above to find out more about each spot!
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.