Metro Lifestyle

Go Metro Weekends, July 23-25

Tons of great Metro accessible events this weekend! Free concerts all weekend at Levitt Pavillion, the California Design Biennial in Pasadena, street food fests galore and more. Don’t forget to take advantage of events that offer Destination Discounts to Metro riders. Have an event you’d like us to include? Shoot [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

Frank Ward, the photographer of this splendid photo, titled this capture “Three Generations.” It was taken in 2008 on Moscow’s subway system and I found it while trolling for some good subway shots on Flickr. Frank used a Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro take the photo. He used a 1/125 second [continue reading]

Destination Discounts Dining Map

Metro’s partnership with local eateries keeps on growing – there are currently 16 Metro accessible restaurants offering some pretty decent discounts to Metro riders. I’ve compiled a list of the participating establishments on a Google Map and will update it as more restaurants get on board, so make sure to [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

There’s something almost immediately photogenic about vintage streetcars. Throw in a sunset and light bouncing off a brick median and those are the ingredients for a fine photo taken this spring by Nick.Fisher and posted at Flickr. The photo was taken with a Canon EOS Rebel Tli with a shutter [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

Ever since opening in 2008, the new train station in Liege, Belgium, has attracted photographers for obvious reasons: it’s one heck of a striking building. I included two photos in today’s “art of transit” post because I wanted to show both the interior and exterior. In addition, here’s a link [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

This photo is a real stunner and a fresh view of what’s probably one of the most photographed structures in California. The photo was taken by maxxsmart and posted to Flickr. Here’s the info he supplied on Flickr: A classic view of the Golden Gate… Polished up a bit, I [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

And you thought buses sometimes stacked up here in Los Angeles? Here’s the caption information provided on Flickr by Danumurthi Mahendra, who took the above photo: Site: Depok Baru Bus Station. Late afternoon after a storm. Minibuses queque in line for hours to get out of station. Kodak 200, Canon [continue reading]