Saturday, September 5, 2015

America's best restroom: Nominate your favorite

OK, this may not seem directly related to air travel out of PHL, but there is a connection, so hear me out. Travelers have to use public restrooms, naturally so to speak, and chances are you have been in some that would qualfiy as the worst imaginable. But there also are some memorable ones out there, too, restrooms with style and flair, not to mention that they're squeaky clean. In a time when there's a contest for everything, there's one for this category, too, with it's own Web site, lists of past winners (the competition started in 2002) and a place to nominate a public facility you think is outstanding. If this sounds silly, consider those who spend their lives on the road experiencing the best and the worst. Check out America's Best Restroom here.

America's best restroom: Nominate your favorite

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OK, this may not seem directly related to air travel out of PHL, but there is a connection,  so hear me out. Travelers have to use public restrooms, naturally so to speak, and chances are you have been in some that would qualfiy as the worst imaginable. But there also are some memorable ones out there, too, restrooms with style and flair, not to mention that they're squeaky clean. In a time when there's a contest for everything, there's one for this category, too, with it's own Web site, lists of past winners (the competition started in 2002) and a place to nominate a public facility you think is outstanding. If this sounds silly, consider those who spend their lives on the road experiencing the best and the worst. Check out America's Best Restroom here.   

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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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