This effort came directly out of the city’s Age-Friendly listening sessions when people said knowing where the public restrooms are would make them feel more comfortable getting around town.
According to the Elderly Commission, this is not meant to be an exhaustive list. The map represents a “first round” focused on the restrooms the City of Boston maintains in case there are service requests. The Elderly Commission is planning to expand the list to include others such as facilities owned by the state as well as those in publicly owned private spaces (POPs) and others.
Press coverage of these maps showed up (thus far) in the following publications: