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Steve Hymon

Today in the art of transit

Copyright 2008 Christopher Chen This is the Washington Metro, as many of you probably already guessed. A lot of the photos published online tend to focus on the station architecture with the arcing concrete. I liked how Christopher captured a hint of that in the photo but also got a [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

Photo by dbessam, via Flickr Very nice manipulation of buildings at the Wilshire/Vermont subway station. The answer is no — there are not multi-colored pyramids there. If you would like to a submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to [continue reading]

A good review for go511

It’s hard not to notice the marketing blitz in recent months for go511, the five-county effort in So Cal to finally get a lot of important transportation information on one website and phone number. Go511 has everything from freeway traffic conditions to transit planning tools. Go511 gets a very positive [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

Photo by Meena Kadri, via Flicker The ‘art of transit’ makes its first visit to India in today’s photo of bus operator Jitendra Patel pulling into Kankaria Terminus. The bus is part of a new bus rapid transit system in the city of Ahmedabad. Meena Kadri, the photographer, has a [continue reading]