Blog on the Run: Reloaded

Tuesday, June 3, 2003 12:41 pm

An idea whose time has come

Filed under: Woohoo! — Lex @ 12:41 pm

Singapore is instituting a five-star system for rating public toilets.

As someone who not only has to go to public toilets from time to time but also has to take toddlers of both sexes into them, I am way in favor of this.

Would I refuse to go in a 1-star bathroom? Of course not, if it were the only facility available. But perhaps the existence of such a system will subtly pressure some places that don’t pay a whole lot of attention to restroom sanitation to clean up their, uh, acts.

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