Poll: Visitors to the Jersey Shore have no place to go

For many vacationers, there is no place like the Jersey Shore. But beach-bums lament the lack of public bathrooms.

That’s according to a Quinnipiac University poll that found 83 percent of those surveyed say towns should provide public restrooms.

Maurice Carroll directs the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.

“Look, you go from Sandy Hook to Cape May, there’s just a beautiful, beautiful stretch of New Jersey beaches,” says Maurice Carroll who directs the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. “But they’re not all easy to get to, either making parking difficult, charging a lot … look, if you take kids to a beach, you know you’re going to have to have a bathroom.”

Carroll says although all New Jersey beaches are public, almost half of beach-goers polled say there are too many restrictions.

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