How Hot Is It In The NYC Subway Today?

Thursday, July 05, 2012 - 11:25 AM

Note on a newsstand on the West 86th Street downtown 1 platform (photo by Kate Hinds)

This newsstand is refrigerating the chocolate.  Twizzlers, apparently, are impervious to heat.

Temperatures on New York City subway platforms can exceed 100 degrees in the summer. Recently, NY1 reported that the MTA was sitting on a 'secret weapon' it could be deploying to cool stations -- giant tunnel fans.


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