The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Warren Morse We see lots of photos of cars and buses, trains and trucks but not so many of ducks … especially not riding motorcycles. But in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — actually, all over Vietnam — motorcycles are the transit of the people and in the cities bike traffic [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by TCDavis, via Flickr creative commons There are a lot of photos floating around online of escalators and stairs in subway stations, but relatively few of them manage to be good. Here’s a nicely composed one taken this month in the Washington D.C. Metro. The photo has great lines [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by downtowngal, via submission This is a very cool photo. Explains downtowngal in an email: This was taken on the Purple Line. It was really blurry but saved by processing in Photoshop Elements with the Poster Edges filter, and applying a color gradient. I think it expresses how a [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by William Andrews, via submission William emailed this photo over a few weeks ago — as a summer solstice photo — but I thought it would be nice to run on what promises to be a stinking hot day here in So Cal. The photo was taken in 2002 [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by spider, via Twitter Cool smart phone pic of the Blue Line in downtown Los Angeles. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet it to @metrolosangeles with an #artoftransit hashtag. Many of the photos we’ve [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Steve Hymon/Metro I took this one on my recent road trip to Oregon, just north of the California-Oregon border on Route 39. I recently invested in a nice wide-angle lens — a Nikon 10 to 24 mm lens — and this puppy delivers some crisp photos. The light [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by DennisM2, via Flickr creative commons Another in our occasional series of rural bus stops. This one’s pretty nice. Guess where? Answer is after the jump. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet it to [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Aguinaldo Rocca, via Flickr creative commons Interesting middle-of-the-road bus stop in Sao Paulo, Brazil. I’m guessing the photo was taken from the overpass leading to the bus platform. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Greg Spotts, via Twitter Art panels being installed along the Orange Line Extension in preparation for its public debut on Saturday. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet it to @metrolosangeles with an #artoftransit [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by calflier001, via Flickr creative commons Cool photo of a bullet train in Kyoto, Japan. The photo was taken with a FujiFilm FinePix HS10 digital camera. Nice processing. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet [continue reading]