The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by Elliot Scott, via Flickr creative commons Nice shot of the New York subway taken with the revved-up iPhone 4s camera. Elliot used the Camera+ app. I’m still waiting impatiently for Source readers to submit photos of our Metro system taken with the new iPhone. To submit a photo [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by David B. Gleason, via Flickr’s creative commons The photo is from 2007, but it’s a good one, showing an ultra-wide bike lane on Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago, where current Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed building 25 miles of protected bike lanes each year. Those are lanes in which [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Bertramz, via Wikimedia Commons The photo was taken in 2009 in Sudan from on top of a train. And that doesn’t look very safe. At all. 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 [continue reading]

The art of transit

The Stockholm Transport Museum recently updated their Flickr collection of photos. Among the new photos is the above gem taken in 1964 of a streetcar and bus in Stockholm. Great light, great colors and it looks very, very cold. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Evan Leeson, via Flickr creative commons A little something different today — this birds-eye view of the runways at Vancouver’s airport. How did the photographer get this shot? He was riding in a commuter helicopter that on this day was routed over the airport. The photo was taken [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Michael Villarmia, via Flickr creative commons Nice night-time shot of platform 7 at Los Angeles Union Station. 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 with an #artoftransit hashtag. Many of the [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by accidentalist, via Flickr A striking photo of Stockholm’s Central Station taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II this past summer. 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 with an #artoftransit [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by jtjonesphotos, via Flickr creative commons Photos of subway station platforms are plastered all over Flickr and many other websites. Some manage still to be interesting — such as this one from the Paris Metro, taken with a Nikon D90. It was exposed with a one second shutter speed, [continue reading]

The art of transit

Here’s something you don’t see everyday. It’s from the recent wedding of Juan Matute and Sirinya Tritipeskul. They met while graduate students at UCLA where they were also part of the leadership of Bruins for Transit during the Measure R campaign in 2008.  They’re transit geeks in the best sense of [continue reading]