The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by BJustin, via Twitter With the Expo Line opening April 28 and testing underway, this sign from Portland is an explicit reminder to cyclists: be careful crossing the tracks! 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 Erik Mauer, via Flickr Creative Commons Part of a very interesting “Then and Now” series, superimposing old photos with new urban landscape. The photo shows the Spadina Streetcar – and its previous incarnation as a Belt Line streetcar – in Toronto, Canada. To submit a photo for the [continue reading]

The art of transit

  photo by Carlos Felipe Pardo, via Flickr creative commons Interesting view of bus rapid transit in Pereira, Colombia — there are even turnstiles to get to the loading platform for the ‘Megabus.’ Here’s some more info about the project. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Steve Hymon/Metro I had been wanting to photograph a Gold Line train on the 1st Street Bridge with a rising full moon in the background. So I gave it a shot — pun intended — and came up with this. Not horrible, not great. It’s probably worth another [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Andrea Cline, via Twitter Nice and colorful iPhone photo of the North Hollywood Red Line station. 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 [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Steve Hymon/Metro This isn’t exactly a secret spot, but I had never visited the old Pacific Electric streetcar right-of-way in Silver Lake. About .8 miles of the old alignment still exists on open property between the 2 freeway and Fletcher Avenue — various developers have had no luck [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by megachannel, via Instagram Nice shot of the Green Line’s Hawthorne Station along the 105 freeway, taken with the popular iPhone app. 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 fensterbme, via Flickr creative commons There is no shortage of photos online of the artfully designed Washington D.C. Metro — and most of the images tend to be very similar. I thought this one took a fresh approach by not trying to capture the symmetry of the station. [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Joe Goldberg, via Flickr creative commons A bird’s eye view shot last month of the underground University Link light rail project being constructed in Seattle. The 3.15-mile project will connect downtown Seattle to the University of Washington at a cost of $1.9 billion. To submit a photo for [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Steven White, via Twitter Self-explanatory and most excellent photo taken 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 featured [continue reading]