The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Matthew Harang, via submission Great colors, a provocative electronic display and the silhouette of a palm tree are key ingredients in this very nice photo by Matthew. He took it with a Nikon D60. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Anelly Vazquez, via Flickr Very nice night-time photo from an overpass over the El in Chicago by Anelly. The photo was taken with a Nikon D3000 with a shutter speed of 2.5 seconds, f/8.0 aperture, 18mm focal length and a 100 ISO. No flash was used. To submit [continue reading]

The art of transit

  photos by Chris Valle, via his Flickr page and photography website The top photo is of the 105-405 interchange, the photo below of the 105-110 junction. From a transportation standpoint, they are two of the busier interchanges in the region — the Green Line passes through both — and [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Garry Schlatter, via Flickr Pretty amazing photo of the old train depot in Wallancarra, Australia — which now serves as a museum. Garry’s a professional photographer and I encourage you to check out his work on his Flickr page and his photography website. The photo was taken with [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Andrew Raby, via Flickr Nice use of color in this photo of the Pershing Square station for the Red and Purple lines in downtown L.A. Why so empty? The photo was taken during the soapbox derby races held a couple of weekends ago. To submit a photo for [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by slinqui, via Twitter submission with #artoftransit hashtag It’s funny how something routine such as boarding a bus can become quite interesting when the perspective is changed. The photo was taken looking down from the Blue Line’s Firestone station. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Friend of Expo Line, via submission The future is almost now, eh? The photo was taken recently at the intersection of Vermont and Exposition. 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 [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo courtesy Metro Transportation Library and Archive’s Flickr page This photo cracks me up. The year was 1982 and the old RTD — one of Metro’s predecessor agencies — was promoting a mass transit convention by putting tires on an old streetcar and driving around in downtown L.A. traffic. I’m [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Friend of Expo Line, via Flickr Nope, it’s not abandoned tracks through, say, rural Maine. It’s the abandoned tracks through West L.A. that will soon be home to phase two of the Expo Line Line between Culver City and Santa Monica. The shot shows the stretch of track [continue reading]