Metro to Evaluate Need for Restrooms

The Daily News reported on November 20 that the LA Metropolitan Transportation Authority panel approved a study looking into issues caused by a lack of restrooms on the Orange Line stop in Winnetka.

Residents and businesses located along the city’s bus and rail lines have voiced concerns that alleyways and walkways along busy routes have become default bathrooms for riders, creating unsanitary conditions.

The Winnetka Neighborhood Council, representing neighbors who live near the Orange Line’s Pierce College stop, sent a letter in June to school officials, Metro and other elected and appointed officials who have a hand in monitoring the vast system, complaining of human waste and trash that has littered the surrounding area since the station opened, often from well-heeled riders. Continue article

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