The Art of Transit

Today in the art of transit

Photo by Meena Kadri, via Flicker The ‘art of transit’ makes its first visit to India in today’s photo of bus operator Jitendra Patel pulling into Kankaria Terminus. The bus is part of a new bus rapid transit system in the city of Ahmedabad. Meena Kadri, the photographer, has a [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

Photo by Robert Patterson, via Flickr This beautiful sepia-toned image is of the old bridge over the Santa Ana River used by the Pacific Electric line between San Bernardino and Redlands. I spotted it on Robert’s Flickr page, which includes this terrific set of rail photos. There’s also another nice [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

Photo by Christina Petridou, via her Flickr page Christina took this colorful photo on Penteli mountain just outside Athens, Greece, where she lives. As one commentor on Flickr wrote, “beautiful composition and light.” Check out some of Christina’s other photos at the link above. There is some mighty impressive work [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

Photo by Planetgordon.com, via Flickr After reading the New Yorker article on Moscow’s traffic woes over the weekend, I went searching for photos of the city’s bad traffic on Flickr. This is my favorite (from 2008), although here’s another one by the same photographer that shows cars that have been [continue reading]

Today in the art of transit

Photo by ipsofatso, via Flickr I had to look close at this shot before I realized it’s actually four different images that were taken with a multi-lens camera. The technique is often referred to as super-sampling and this photographer did a nice job of framing a Gold Line train at [continue reading]