Temperature Tracker Helps Commuters Avoid The Hottest NYC Subways

Temperature Tracker Helps Commuters Avoid The Hottest NYC Subways
technology

L Degrees predicts the temperature inside the L Train platforms in New York.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 22 july 2013

The painful experience of waiting at the L train 8th Avenue stop prompted Julian Cole to create something that can tell commuters which subway platforms are particularly hot on a particular day.

Together with Kristian Henschel, Cole created L Degrees. L Degrees takes localized data from Yahoo Weather, adds a weighting system for the temperature in the L train platforms and predicts the temperature at the platforms on a daily basis.

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