Below are stories that appeared in Newspapers that relate to the problems caused by the limited availability of public toilet facilities.
Articles mentioning American Restroom (ARA)
- 2/1/2019., The ugly—and, yes, slightly gross—truth of stadium bathrooms., David Fleming.
- 10/9/2018., Public Bathrooms are terrible. What will it take to fix them? Mark Hay.
- 2/26/2018 Public restroom design flaws exposed., Waterman Broadcasting. .
- 9/5/2017., Cities Look to Public Restrooms to Clean up Downtowns, Attract Tourists., Sarah Breitenbach.
- 5/11/2017., In the battle of the bathrooms, women are still losing. Bob Collins.
- 5/12/2016. Single-sex restrooms and transgender individuals: A roundup of research. Denise-Marie Ordway.
- 6/2016. What happens at a workshop? IPA “Freedom Press” eZine
- 6/30/2016 Want to use a Metro station bathroom? Know your rights. Martine Powers.
- 7/17/2016., In restroom design, private is the new public., John Ewoldt.
- 8/5/2016., Rethinking the restroom. Laura Finch.
- 6/16/2015., Bittersweet relief in city’s doorless, unisex resrooms. Bill McGraw.
- 1/18/2015., PFFC to launch/support A Washington DC Public Restroom Initiative. American Restroom Association.
- 1/3/2013., Why don’t American Subway Stations Have Public Bathrooms? Eric Jaffee.
- 2/24/2012., “Occupy Toilet” Movement Spreads. Frank Lake.
- 4/14/2010 Everybody poops…for a price. Jen Harper. .
- 4/12/2009., New Ballpark Statistic: Stadium’s Toilet Ratio. John Branch.
- 4/28/2009., When you gotta go, where do you go? Lynda Laughlin. /a>
- 5/12/2008., Long Lines at Women’s Toilets? It’s the Law. The Bryant Park Project.
- 5/30/2009., IPA eZine
- 1/9/2008,. Family restrooms ease growing safety worries. Levi Fishman.
- 11/19/2007., The Porcelain Project. Abigail Tucker.
- 7/16/2007., Grand Tour of BART’s bathrooms-from the pristine to the pathogenic. Rachel Gordon.
- 7/31/2007., Fighting for the Right to Flush. Ceri Au.
- 1/1/2007., City: No Place to Go. Kathryn Drury Wagner.
- 7/26/2005., Small Merchants May Run Afoul of Rules on Restroom Access. Gwendolyn Bounds.
Stories that sourced information from the Public Restroom Initiative:
- How to Use a Public Bathroom without getting sick (New York Times 4/19)
- Kohler Smart Toilet (The Verge 1/6/19)
- When 25,000 Amazon Workers Flush Toilets (NYT 12/10/18)
- Flushing system recall – Miami Herald, 10/22/18
- 2 men arrested for allegedly fighting over last available toilet urinal in Aljunied MRT station – The Straits Times, Singapore, 6/27/18
- Home Design: Black Toilets – Washington Post, 7/3/18
- Restroom Hand Dryers Suck Up Feces Particles and Spray Them All Over Your Hands – Newsweek, 4/10/18
- U.N. Secretary-General: Toilets Save Lives, Money – Free Beacon, 11/18/ 16
- Want to use a Metro station bathroom? Know your rights – The Washington Post, 6/30/16
- Answers to Your Biggest Porta-Potty Questions – Runners World, 2015
- In Ventura, Issue Comes to a Head – Los Angles Times, 4/3/2004
- Visitors frustrated by lack of facilities – Detroit News, 3/26/2002
- If You Have to Go, Perhaps Soon You Can Go on Metro – Washington Post, 1/5/2003
- Mapping rest stops a growing art – Forever Young, 7/11/2002 (Canada)
- Big Box stores and the lack of bathrooms downtown – Sprawl-Busters, 7/14/2002
- Advocacy for the Availability of Public Restrooms – Dr. Donnica’s News Alerts Center, 9/25/2002
Other Important Stories by State:
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- AS-P Go potty, go to jail – World Net Daily, 2/15/2002
- CA Toilets for skid row (National Catholic Reporter, 10/17
- CA-S San Diego School District loses suit (1/2017)
- DC-T Reagan National Airport Diverts Plane
- KY-P Liberty’s Casey’s Gateway Park will be run by new board – Advocate-Messenger, 3/24/2004
- MA-L Toilet crunch to make Dems do `business’ elsewhere – Boston Herald, 7/14/04
- NY-L Public Toilets – Gotham Gazette, 7/15/2001 (A good analyses of major world cities)
- OH – Ohio BMV required to have public restroom, Akron Beacon Journal 3/19/17
- OR-S One restroom not enough – Statesman Journal, Salem, Oregon, 3/16/2004
- RU-L Moscow trying to flush out lack of toilets – Russia Journal Weekly 5/6/2002
- VT-T Business owners, community council forming – Journal Correspondent (Manchester), 03/26/2004
- WA-L At last, relief is in sight as plush public potties open downtown – Seattle Post, 3/2/2004
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