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Steve Hymon

The art of transit

photo posted by Metro Transportation Library and Archive, via Flickr This photo is of the old 6th and Main Depot and was taken in Sept. 1963, on the last night before the fomer Pacific Electric and Metropolitan Coach Lines headquarters and station in downtown Los Angeles was closed. Our photo [continue reading]

AirTalking the Regional Connector

From the Department of Self-Promotion: I was on AirTalk with Larry Mantle on KPCC (89.3 FM) last Thursday, talking about the Regional Connector and touching on a few other subjects — such as the impact of transit on traffic. If you want to give it a listen, here’s the link.

The art of transit

photos by Hans Laetz, via submission On a visit to Washington D.C. in June, Hans took these photos of the new bike lane installed in the middle of Pennsylvania Avenue between the White House and the Capitol Building. The Washington Post explained that the bike lanes were put in the [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by ebtokyo, via Flickr An interesting view of the cab of an old Chuo Line train in Tokyo — looks very pre-computer age. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to The photos we’ve featured can be [continue reading]