Can you please direct me to the nearest toilet? Canadians face public washroom shortage

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The crisis underlines an annoying shortage of public washrooms in our cities

This translation has been automatically generated and has not been verified for accuracy.Workers at Toronto's Pearson International Airport sprays down the men's washroom with probiotics for a 'Healthy Airport' during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

It is hardly the biggest issue facing the world right now, but it does highlight a problem: In most North American cities, public washrooms are few and far between. When you find one, it can be pretty revolting. The COVID-19 crisis is a chance to fix this annoying gap in our urban infrastructure.Public washrooms have been around since the clever Romans designed a version with holes in a bench over a channel of running water. They put them in busy public places such as markets and theatres.

This may be their moment. The COVID-19 crisis has brought home to millions the importance of having a toilet available when they go out. Cities all over are saying they want to transform themselves after the pandemic recedes, becoming less in thrall to the motor vehicle and more open to pedestrians and cyclists. “Public bathrooms are all about mobility. They’re a tool that allows people to move around the city, to stay later and longer, and to go farther,” Ms. Lowe writes.


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No shortage of Shithole Media.

funny how trans people face this problem everyday, but as soon as it affects cis people its bad.

How about those places; Washrooms, For our paying customers only. If you are really, rally desperate, do it in their entrance.

If trans ppl can't use the bathrooms, noone can. Take that

Weird how when trans people want to use public toilets it's 'not a big deal' if we can't, but when cis people suffer the same way it's suddenly a problem

Ttc doesn’t have enough washrooms on subway lines

507 Kent, Rm 8 Just follow the sound of the racist shrieking & death threats (It's well away from the hill so it's easy to tell.) I guess the one the Can gov piloted at 26 Callender was a big success (not so much for the Parkland, Fla Victoria high teacher V'day car winner, etc)

Public washrooms? 🤔Wash your hands and don't lick stuff.

there never were any ! remember when your children were young ?

Much cleaner than the elevators in most highrise subsidized buildings in Ontario although they do keep the security cameras clean

Tim hortons and McDonald’s gonna help you 😂

Same problem in Scotland. Glasgow city centre shops have made no provision to open toilets in their store. This isn't an infection issue it's a staffing issue. I asked. Stores won't bring in enough staff to maintain toilets and I mean the big rich stores

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