NEW YORK — Finding public restrooms in New York may soon be a little easier in all five boroughs.

As part of a pilot program, the Big Apple will install kiosk-style toilets called “Portland toiletsin five parks, one in each borough: Irving Square Park in Brooklyn; Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem; Hoyt’s Playground in Queens; Padre Macris Park in Staten Island; and Joyce Kilmer Park near Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

The metal toilets, made by an Oregon-based company, will cost about $185,000 each, a spokesperson for the city’s parks department told The City. The bathrooms could be installed from summer 2024, according to the publication.

Each of the “rooms” will include a diaper changing station and a hand-washing station, reports The City. The bedrooms will provide privacy, but will have slats on the sides to help prevent inappropriate (or illegal) behavior.

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