The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by David Lor, via Flickr This is a very nice photo of an Amtrak employee in one of the tunnels leading to the train platforms at Los Angeles Union Station. David, a records and information coordinator for Metro, shot the original photo on film. To submit a photo or [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Robert Gordon, via Flickr A simple and very well composed photo of a New Jersey Transit commuter train in New Jersey. The photo was taken with a Nikon D90 with a shutter speed of three-tenths of a second, aperture f/5.0, 58 mm focal length and 200 ISO. To [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by victoriabernal, via Flickr Here’s one more photo from Sunday’s big CicLAvia event, this one taken on 6th Street outside the First Congregational Church. I think the photo speaks volumes about the mood of the day — both of the participants and observers. Also, here’s a time-lapse video by [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by stopthegears, via Flickr Now arriving…well, never. The above shot was taken in the Cincinnati subway project that was halted in 1925 after funds ran dry. Two miles of the line remain under downtown Cincy — including three stations, one of which is shown above. Here’s a very good [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Eamonn O’Brien-Strain, via Flickr I love this photograph. The light rail line in Salt Lake City may not be the central image, but it’s an important part of the composition — a diagonal line to counter the diagonals of the building’s darkened windows that run in a different [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Fernando ‘Andres’ Di Zitti, via submission Fernando, a Metro transportation planner, took this nice shot of the Dodger Stadium Express loading after last Friday night’s game, which the Dodgers won. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Rob Joyner, via submission Rob caught this nice moment of kids sharing a story recently on the Metro Silver Line northbound from Exposition Park. The photo was taken with an iPhone. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Harold R. Senthee, via his Flickr photostream That’s an inter-city express train in the foreground and the Cologne Cathedral dominating the background in this photo that nicely marries the modern age with the Middle Ages — construction of the Cathedral began in 1248 but the building as seen [continue reading]