Sunday, August 21, 2011

Graffiti Report

While exploring Portland, you've likely come across graffiti like these examples:
I like some tastefully executed graffiti, but some graffiti is not only ugly but may also be illegal. Click the   image below to check out the city's graffiti reporting website. The city is encouraging citizens to report illegal art activities via an online form, sending a text message (keyword GOTCHA, the tip in the body message, and a photo to 274637), or by calling 207-874-8972.  I applaud the city's efforts here and what appears to be a 'broken windows theory' approach to safer neighborhoods.