With Cold Snap Gripping Chicago, CTA Turns On Platform Heaters EarlyWith chilly temperatures expected to continue well into next week, the CTA has turned on heat lamps at its train platforms.
Chilly CTA Riders Might Have To Wait For Heaters To Turn On, But Press The Button AnywayDespite temperatures dropping into the 30s for each of the past four nights, CTA officials don’t plan on turning on heaters at train stations for another couple weeks, meaning commuters could face some very chilly commutes until November.
CTA Keeping Heat Lamps Later Than Usual On As Cold Snap PersistsChicago feels more like winter than spring this week, with a mixture of rain and snow in the forecast.
Pigeons Crowd Under Heat Lamps At 'L' StopsCommuters are calling it everything from cute to disgusting – dozens of pigeons warming themselves under the heating lamps at Loop ‘L’ stops.
Complaint: Picketing Hyatt Workers Were 'Assaulted' With Heat LampsThe union representing workers at the Park Hyatt Hotel has filed charges with federal labor authorities, after the wintertime heat lamps were turned on during a picket in the midst of the heat wave last week.
Workers: Heat Lamps Shined On Hyatt Hotel Picket LineUnion workers say someone turned on the heat lamps in blazing hot broad daylight Thursday, as they walked a picket line in front of the Park Hyatt Hotel.