The Art of Transit

The art of transit

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.

Art of Transit: Angels Flight

With the 100-year-old “Olivet” funicular rail car in the background, John H. Welborne, President of the Angels Flight® Railway, looks on as Metro Communications Manager Mike Barnes makes final detail checks of a new mapcase installed at the base of Angels Flight on Hill Street. Metro installed the mapcase to provide riders [continue reading]

The art of transit: Urban Jungle Edition

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 sourcemetro@gmail.com,  tweet us or post the photo to our Flickr group (in the description please give us permission to use it on The Source).

The art of transit

photo by Tetsuya Ishiyama, via Flickr Nice photo of a train along the Keihin Electric Express Railway Company, taken in Kawasaki, Japan, with an iPhone, using the HDR function to better capture the different ranges of light in the scene. The train connects the Haneda Airport to nearby cities. To [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Zsolt Andrasi, via Flickr Very cool shot of a new — and controversial — fourth subway line under construction in Budapest, Hungary. Here’s the Budapest Metro’s official website, which says that as of January construction was about 65 percent complete on the first section of the planned 12.7-kilometer [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by cyclotourist, via Flickr A nice sunset shot from the bike path along the beach in Santa Monica. 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 be seen in these galleries on [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Mark Johnson, via Flickr Very nice image of commuters exiting a rail station in…go ahead and guess the city. The answer is after the jump. 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 [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Robb Briggs, via Flickr Nice photo of Pacific Coast Highway and the entrance to the McClure Tunnel in Santa Monica. 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 be seen in [continue reading]