The Art of Transit

The art of transit

photo by cyclotourist, via Flickr Excellent capture of a Raiders fan failing to follow the simplest of directions on the Santa Ana River bike trail. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to sourcemetro@gmail.com. The photos we’ve featured can [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Yuxuan Wang, via Flickr This photo of traffic on the 3rd Ring Road in Beijing is intimidating to look at — can’t imagine driving it. Attentive readers will recall that Beijing officials and Metro are working together on developing transit — and this photo definitely shows what we [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Gerardo Cornejo, via submission A nice sunny photo of two members of Metro’s fleet on Grand Avenue in front of Disney Hall. Don’t know about you, but I can’t wait for the day when the other side of Grand Avenue — currently a bunch of parking lots serving [continue reading]

The art of transit

photos by Steven Frein, via submission I’m pleased that we’ve (finally) started to receive a trickle of good submissions of transit here in the Southland. This pair of photos shows the Gold Line in Little Tokyo — above a train travels eastbound on 1st Street and at right a Pasadena-bound [continue reading]

The art of transit

Video by Samuel Cockedey, via Vimeo I thought we would try something different today with this time-lapse video of Tokyo and some of its transit systems by the photographer Samuel Cockedey. Click here to visit his website and check out some of his other fine work in time-lapse and still [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Mitja Kobal – Cwithe, via his Flickr photostream The photo is lovely even without knowing much about it — it was taken at a rail stop in Tokyo. The photographer in an email to me explained: street festivals are common throughout Japan in the summer and each district [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Bianca T. Roman, via Flickr A very nicely composed shot of pedestrians for today’s photo, taken near the stairs leading to the library in downtown L.A. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to sourcemetro@gmail.com. The photos [continue reading]

The art of transit

Photo by Larry Ruckman, via Flickr A very nice slice of Southern California suburbia. This is the McDonald’s on Yosemite Avenue next to the 118 freeway in Simi Valley. To submit a photo or photos of something transportation-related, post them to Metro’s Flickr group or email them to sourcemetro@gmail.com. The [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Mike Ross, Photography from Victoria, Minnesota, via Flickr Nice use of soft focus and color in this image of the light rail line in Minneapolis. This is the first visit to Minnesota for our “art of transit” series. In fact, we still have a lot of states that [continue reading]

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]