The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Steve Hymon Well, it’s not exactly mass transit…but as I’ve said before, the point of these photos is to show how people get from Point A to Point B. As for this photo, I was hiking on the Sam Merrill Trail on Echo Mountain in Altadena on New [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Rudy Luciani, via his Flickr photostream When the city of Chicago tore out many of its old parking meters, some were left behind for cyclists, as the photo shows. Here’s a good story about the issue at the Transportation Alternatives website. To submit a photo or photos of [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Bill Sweeney, via Flickr We’ve posted some photos of nice, clean and modern subway stations in Los Angeles and elsewhere lately, so I thought it would be fun to post a counterpoint. The photo above was taken in the New York subway. Go ahead and guess the borough [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by Jeff Johnston, via Flickr A very nice image and of the Hollywood and Highland station on the Red Line subway. Great use of symmetry. 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 [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Bur, via Flickr Speaking of weather, here was the scene in Haarlem in the Netherlands last week. 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 in these galleries on [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by neighborhoods.org, via Flickr Nice photo of one of the more unique transit projects in the U.S. — the Portland aerial tram connecting the South Waterfront and Marquam Hill campuses of Oregon Health & Science University. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s [continue reading]

The art of transit

A hat tip to reader Nicole for sending over this old clip — a 1912 vision of Los Angeles that never quite came to pass. Unless, perhaps, one of those train things is an early vision of the Regional Connector. Also, where’s all the parking lots in the artist’s rendering? [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Faria, via Flickr A nicely exposed and framed shot of the Red Line’s Vermont and Sunset station, with its starscape murals. As noted on the photo’s Flickr page, on weekends subway passengers can exit the train at this stop and access the city of L.A.’s DASH bus to [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Mike Black, via Flickr This is one of the best photos I’ve seen of people-less stairs and an escalator in a train station — in this case the Braid SkyTrain station in the Vancouver area. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by s.alt, via Flickr Very cool photo of a very quiet Berlin Metro station, taken earlier this week. 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 in these galleries on [continue reading]