Two months ago, Music City Riders United (MCRU) posted a photo of the men’s bathroom at Music City Central, the downtown bus station. The photo equated the vandalized restroom to the bathrooms at the old state prison, showing the missing stalls in both bathrooms. The transit riders’ advocacy group’s photo caught the attention of MTA board members and a few local media outlets, and the MTA promised swift action.
Within a few weeks, Lamont Walters noticed that the MTA was putting up some temporary stalls in the men’s restroom:
Today, I went by and saw that the transit agency had completed its work, installing permanent stalls, hand soap dispensers, and new hot air hand dryers:
MCRU also reports that the MTA has promised cleaner bathrooms for both women and men.