Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 9:51 PM
New York City (WABC) — we were all there. Running errands around town with coffee in hand, listening to your favorite artist’s latest album, all of a sudden you have to leave.
Silent panic sets in as you walk block after block for a place to use the restroom.
The city hopes to change that narrative by purchasing new public restrooms in areas that previously had no bathroom access.
The New York City Parks Department said they would install portland loose At five different locations in five boroughs, each toilet costs about $185,000.
The city will invest a total of $5.3 million to install public restrooms. The high price tag reflects the cost of installing new utility lines for water and electricity to service the restrooms, according to the Park Service.
“We recognize that public access to restroom facilities is a top priority for park users and are constantly exploring ways to open additional comfort stations to the public,” the Park Service said in a statement. said.
New Yorkers can expect public restrooms to be operational by the summer of 2024.
The new toilets will be located in Irving Square Park in Brooklyn, Thomas Jefferson Park in Manhattan, Hoyt Playground in Queens, Joyce Kilmer Park in the Bronx and Father Macris Park in Staten Island.
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