The first Portland Loo will be unveiled soon.
The Grand Opening First Flush Event, starring city commissioner Randy Leonard, will take place at 11am, Monday, December 8th at NW 5th and Davis.
Some of the highlights of the Portland Loo (from the new brochure (pdf)):
Design deters illicit activity
Easy to service/replace
Site almost anywhere
(with water and sewer hookup)
Designed to be open 24/7
without an attendant
I did a post on these auto-potties a while back. A friend of mine had an interesting experience in one in France. She had no change and really, really had to go scooted in behind someone just leaving (who gave her a very odd look). Of course the thing instantly started shooting water around in all directions to clean up after the last customer. Then she didn’t know how she could face ever leaving the toilet all soaking wet in the middle of Paris. I’m just sayin’ — make sure you pay