The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Jory, via Flickr If you guessed that’s the Gelson’s on Hyperion Avenue in Silver Lake, then you guessed correct. I like this photo because there is nothing fancy about it — it’s just a nice shot of a dude riding his bike in L.A. To submit a photo [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Patrick Boury, via Flickr Here’s a nice shot of the BART swooshing by in Cherryland, an unincorporated part of Alameda County in the Bay Area. The photo was taken with a Nikon D200 with a 1/25th shutter speed, f/4.8 aperture, 38 mm focal length and 100 ISO. To [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Alexandre Claude, via Flickr We recently featured a lovely photo of a long corridor in the Montreal Metro. Above is another photo, with a wider view of a station by photographer Alexandre Claude (here’s a link to his photo blog). I’m not sure how I feel about the [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Ilda Licon, via submission A very nice photo of the Gold Line crossing the 101 freeway in downtown Los Angeles taken by Ilda, who is an administrative analyst for Metro. The photo neatly follows the “rule of thirds” — meaning no part of the image dominates the middle [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Ray Watson, via Flickr A nice shot of the cable car tracks in San Francisco. Without the modern cars in the photo and the bus stop, this scene looks like it could have been taken many years ago. It was shot in late February of this year. To [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Leticia Rivera, via submission A very nice photo taken on a recent morning of the Gold Line at the Atlantic Station. Leticia, who shot the photo, also happens to be a Gold Line operator. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by fiftymm99, via Flickr This very cool photo comes from Singapore and shows the elevated tracks for both the city-state’s light rapid transit and mass rapid transit lines; here’s a map. This photo has a lot going for it — the lovely lines of the elevated tracks, the contrast [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Othon Leon, via Flickr This striking photo was taken in the Bonaventure station of the Montreal Metro — our first visit to that lovely city. The photo was taken with a Canon EOS5D Mark II with a shutter speed of .2 seconds, f/3.5 aperture, 16mm focal length and [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Joe Dsilva, via Flickr As I’ve written before, I’m a sucker for Golden Gate Bridge photos. This isn’t the first to run as part of our “art of transit” posts and I guarantee it’s not the last. The photo was taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Stephane Paye, via Flickr creative commons How can you not like this photo? It’s seasonal, earnest, funny and was taken in Brussels. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to sourcemetro@gmail.com. The photos we’ve featured can be seen [continue reading]