NYC Schools Bought Weaker Air Purifiers. Now Underventilated Campuses Are More Prone To COVID Cases
A WNYC/Gothamist investigation discovered that the Department of Education got those devices for a bargain after the supplier lobbied the city.
Nov 18, 2021 11:36 AM
NYC Approves 4,000 Classrooms For In-Person Schooling Despite Unreliable Ventilation
Department of Education surveys say these classrooms rely exclusively on functioning windows—a lower standard than what would be expected to prevent airborne transmission of the coronavirus indoors.
Updated: Sep 6, 2021 10:30 AM
Ahead Of NYC School Reopening, 1,500 Classrooms Still Undergoing Ventilation Repairs
New York City's Department of Education is reporting the majority of its classrooms’ ventilation systems are working as designed. But that leaves hundreds of classrooms and whole buildings still under repair.
Updated: Aug 31, 2021 7:30 AM
Hot Car Season Isn’t As Hot On The Subway This Year
The MTA says it’s getting fewer reports of cars with no working a/c than in years past.
Aug 27, 2021 10:06 AM
The Hottest Subway Car In NYC Is #1872 On The 1 Line
Do make a note of it.
Updated: Jun 21, 2018 9:48 AM
These Hideous Built-In Air Conditioners Are Spreading Across NYC Like A Virus
They're everywhere, you didn't know they had a name, and they're a blight on the city.
Updated: Oct 13, 2016 6:58 PM
NYC Businesses Will Now Be Fined For Pouring Air Conditioning Onto The Sidewalk
Summer will return eventually, and for the first time ever, city businesses are subject to a new law that requires them to keep their doors shut when running their cooling systems.
Updated: Oct 8, 2015 1:01 PM
NYC May Soon Punish Small Businesses That Air Condition The Sidewalk
Small businesses would be fined $250 for a first violation, and $500 for second and subsequent violations.
Updated: Sep 8, 2015 2:28 PM
Special Needs Students Are Suffering In Non-Air Conditioned School Buses, Lawsuit Alleges
"The combination of lack of air conditioning and water has caused my child visible distress."
Updated: Aug 19, 2015 4:31 PM
City Sends Volunteers Door To Door Begging Stores To STOP Air Conditioning The Damn Sidewalks
Con Ed says that if one business closes its doors during the summer, it can prevent the release of more than 2.5 tons of carbon dioxide.
Updated: Jul 23, 2015 10:08 AM
East Village Restaurant Helpfully Air Conditions The Sidewalks
Some men just want to watch the world burn.
Updated: Jul 10, 2015 12:16 PM
Straphanger Headbutts Bronx Bus Driver Over Air Conditioning, Cops Say
It's not clear whether the AC was too high or too low.
Updated: Jun 28, 2015 7:13 PM
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