The Art of Transit

The art of transit

                photo by Steve Hymon/Metro An Expo Line test train at the 23rd Street station last Thursday evening. I shot the photo with a Nikon D5100 and processed it in Apple’s iPhoto program. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by New York MTA, via Flickr creative commons Not a super clear photo, but pretty interesting nonetheless of work last month on the future 72nd Street station for New York’s new 2nd Avenue subway line. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Carter Rubin/Metro The green blur of L.A. Country Club seen from a 720 Rapid on Wilshire Boulevard. The photo was taken with an iPhone. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet it to @metrolosangeles [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by dle_wynpa, via Flickr creative commons That’s the New York subway’s Stillwell Avenue station in Coney Island, taken earlier this week with a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by DennisM2, via Flickr creative commons Here’s the description of this photo from Holland in the Netherlands on Flickr: Bus stop Rietwijkeroordweg, which is situated on the northeastern side of Bosrandweg (road, N231), right on the border between Aalsmeer and Amstelveen municipalities. The poster advertises the state lottery’s 30 [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Marco Bonito, via Flickr creative commons Nice Instagram photo taken in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The tilt-shift effect works pretty well, although not as toy-like as some train photos I’ve seen on Flickr. Check out the tilt-shift miniature fakes group in Flickr — especially this pic. To submit a [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by shaggy359, via Flickr creative commons Nicely composed photo of a pedestrian and bike bridge over railroad tracks — known as the Carter Bridge — in Cambridge, England. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to sourcemetro@gmail.com or Tweet [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by The Dude Abides, via Instagram Today’s photo is from the, uh, Dept. of Mixed Messages. I’m sure the movie is great even if it looks like a re-hash of “Training Day.” The rail car is on a siding for the Gold Line adjacent to Los Angeles Historic State [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by Asian Development Bank, via Flickr creative commons We hear a lot about the transit boom in countries such as China. We don’t hear quite as much about the corresponding traffic boom in countries that have created a lot of wealth in recent years. In that spirit, here’s a [continue reading]