The Portland Loo continues to impress, this time in the LA Times: Portland Loo, a public toilet that skips to the head of its class
Pity the lowly public toilet, a redolent reminder of the failure of the best minds in urban planning to address the most fundamental of daily necessities.
Millions have been invested in the facilities for collective relief. Often, they have become targets for graffiti, trash-can fires, furtive needle activity, commercial lovemaking, emergency baths, laundries for the homeless, and repositories of castoff diapers.
Go to any city in America and ask whether it has fixed the public toilet problem, and most any city in America will hold its nose.
Read the rest to find out how other cities are importing Randy Leonard’s vision. For more on the Portland Loo, visit the website, Facebook page, and follow @PortlandLoo on Twitter!