Photos by Gerald Hunter, via submission Street work on La Brea in Inglewood in recent days has churned up the old streetcar tracks that once carried the Number 5 line of the Los Angeles Railway from Hawthorne to Eagle Rock. A portion of the route included the future Crenshaw/LAX [continue reading]
Steve Hymon will be back soon, and with him Twitter Tuesdays. In the meantime, enjoy some transit art. This downtown bus stop bench now features the Hulk! Guess where it’s located and you’ll win Internet kudos. The answer and more information on the bus bench art project after the jump.
Glam video from Discover Los Angeles showing people how to explore L.A. without a car. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmNj4h6_3OM]
Photo by Expo Line Fan, via submission The station platform begins to take shape at Olympic/26th Street in Santa Monica; this is the platform that will be adjacent to Bergamot Station. For more construction photos, check out Expo Line Fan’s photo page.
We may not have a lot of cherry trees in Southern California, but jacarandas are a very pretty substitute. To submit a photo for the Art of Transit, post it to Metro’s Flickr group, email it to email@example.com or Tweet it to @metrolosangeles with an #artoftransit hashtag. Many of the photos we’ve featured can be [continue reading]
Musician Michael Bublé performed an a capella version of “Who’s Lovin’ You” inside New York City’s 66th Street-Lincoln Center subway station last Thursday alongside the group Naturally 7. Video of the performance has been making the rounds online. On performing inside the NYC subway station, Bublé called it: “The most authentic organic way [continue reading]
Photos by C. Martinez RTD Denver celebrates the grand opening of the W Line, their newest light rail line. If you happen to be in Denver today or tomorrow, hop on a train and ride for free.
This Sunday, when you’re walking, cycling, skating or otherwise playing your way through the streets at CicLAvia, be sure to check out bounties of art along the way! The 15-mile CicLAvia route – the longest yet – connects with six Metro Rail stations, each featuring artwork created specifically for the site. (See map [continue reading]
Spotted across the street from the Pershing Square Station entrance, a couple of giraffes watch a passing bus. Want to submit a photo to Art of Transit? Email us the photo at firstname.lastname@example.org, tweet us or post the photo to our Flickr group (in the description please give us permission to use it on The Source).
DiscoverLA.com (the LA Tourism and Convention Board) has this great photo of the Metro Red Line North Hollywood Station at night by Rita de Cassia Cavalcanti on its Facebook page, plus a beauty of Dodger Stadium at sunset. Check it out.