Shoreline Washington looks to The Portland Loo as ‘anti-crime’ toilets.

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Shoreline Washington looks to The Portland Loo as ‘anti-crime’ toilets.

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“The stand-alone restrooms, named “Portland Loos” after the city by which they were developed, discourage criminal acts by allowing people standing outside of the space to see if more than one person is using the toilet area at the same time. A sort of restroom kiosk, the Portland Loo further discourages crime with graffiti-proof walls and open grating, according to the toilet’s developer.”

Portland Loos, which are powered by solar energy, are always lit, so that outsiders can see if the space is in use, even in the dark.

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