Beijing to build toilets with free Wifi
Beijing will build 100 toilets with free Wifi access this year, part of the city’s “toilet revolution” effort.
The toilets will also have ATM machines and charging facilities for cell phones and electric vehicles, said Ji Yang, an official with the Beijing Municipal Commission of City Administration and Environment.
The estimated cost of each toilet is between $7,000 and $15,000, Ji said.
In the past four toilet revolutions, which began in 1965, 1989, 1994 and 2002, the city eliminated pit toilets, fees for toilet use and renovated public toilets in alleyways. As of 2015, there were 5.77 public toilets per 10,000 people in the city, higher than the national standard of 4.
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