The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Mark Luethi, via Flickr Today’s photo is freeway oriented and is likely a familiar view for anyone who drives or walks along Hill Street in the northern part of downtown Los Angeles. That’s the Hollywood Freeway with the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels at left and [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Kymberly Janisch, via Flickr Nice shot of the always photogenic Chicago El, taken in late spring. I thought it’s appropriate given that the weather here has felt like winter for the past few days. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Greg Raisman, via Flickr Nope, that’s not our Hollywood. That’s the Hollywood part of Portland, Oregon, the city with some serious cycling credentials. The cyclist is in a “bike box,” which the city has installed in several locations to try to eliminate collisions between cyclists and vehicles that [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Chris Jongkind, via his Flickr photostream These two shots are of the Shinagawa rail station in Tokyo. I posted both to contrast the wide and more narrow points of view, as well as the views of the station by day and by night. Chris has a net set [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Darrell Clarke Check it out! A local photograph for our “art of transit” series. The recently taken image above shows the under-construction Expo Line tracks looking north to their junction with the existing Blue Line tracks at the intersection of Washington and Flower in downtown L.A. Darrell has [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo taken by China-based photographer Zed Rymkiewicz This is a very nice image of the Shanghai subway, taken earlier this week by Zed. Click on his name above to visit his blog and check out his portfolio. Among the many fine images, there’s a pretty amazing shot of the Hong [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by TriMet, via Flickr There’s nothing fancy about this photo. It’s just a nice, well-composed image of one of Portland’s downtown light rail lines that runs at street level. Speaking of images, we’re not exactly being flooded with reader submissions for “art of transit” — and I know we [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Rob Sheridan, via Flickr I just got back from a long weekend in San Francisco and I’m a sucker for Golden Gate Bridge photos, so it was hard to resist this image — which, by the way, was taken with an iPhone 4. I also think Golden Gate [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Tony Mendez, via Flickr The photographer provided a very simple caption for this photo, taken earlier this year: “mass transit in Cambodia.” This is also the first visit to southeast Asia for our “art of transit” series. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them [continue reading]