New York’s subway temperatures surge past 100 degrees

A study released by the nonprofit Regional Plan Association (RPA) last weekfound that temperatures in New York City’s busiest subway stations are soaring and that the average temperatures hover around 94.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Although temperatures climbed past 104 degrees at the Union Square station on 14th Street, solutions are stymied by the design of each station, aging infrastructure, and the trains themselves.

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