The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by John Delcourt, via Flickr   As I’ve said before, if a photo says something about getting from Point A to Point B, it’s eligible for our daily “art of transit” post. If you haven’t guessed already, the above photo — which I love, love, love — was taken [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Fernando Andres Di Zitti, via submission Nice shot taken with a phone camera on the Amtrak on the Central Coast. Fernando, by the way, is a transportation planner with Metro on the San Fernando Valley/North County area team. I processed the photo with the Snapseed app for iPad. [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Sippanont Samcha, via Flickr This photo is is titled “it’s a miniature world” for good reason — it’s nice use of the tilt-shift method of photography that makes real objects look like toys. Go ahead and guess where it was taken — answer is after the jump. To submit a photo [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Friend of Expo Line, via submission Nice shot of recent work on the Expo Line’s Farmdale station. The photographer politely kept his distance from the work zone and used a telephoto lens to get this shot. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Thomas Leuthard, via Flickr Nice shot — aptly titled “Hitchcock” — taken in Hamburg, Germany, earlier this year. The photo was taken with a Panasonic DMC-GF1 with a 1/64oth second shutter speed, aperture of f/1.7 and ISO of 100. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Brad Kelly Films, via Flickr As I’ve written here before, I like to feature all kinds of transportation-themed photos in our daily “art of transit” feature. Since we often feature photos of trains and buses, I like to mix things up with images that also serve as reminders [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by jim6773, via Flickr Good timing and good shot taken from the Gold Line’s Little Tokyo station of a mural on the side of the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA along Alameda Street. Being watched is a little intimidating, eh? To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by New York MTA, via Flickr This is Grand Central Station in Manhattan after being shut down and secured on Saturday in preparation for Hurricane Irene, later downgraded to a tropical storm. As of this morning, the New York subway system is mostly back up and running although many [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by floato, via Flickr Nice silhouette of a train crossing a viaduct in the English countryside near Dentsdale. The photo was taken in 2007 with a Kodak C330 Zoom. 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 [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Ezra Goldschlager, via Flickr creative commons   Schools across the region are starting back up and we all know what that usually means: a bump up in area traffic. In the meantime, I’m still enjoying the slew of Carmageddon photographs that have popped up on the Internet. This one [continue reading]