Washington Metro

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, June 24

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Garcetti taps San Francisco official as transportation head (L.A. Times)  Seleta Reynolds worked on cycling and pedestrian issues in San Francisco and will take over [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Monday, May 19

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Riding the Metro (L.A. Register)  A reporter with the new L.A. Register takes a few rides on Metro Rail and then compares it to the D.C. [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, April 8

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Metro to repair cracks in Gold Line freeway overpass (L.A. Times)  The agency found some cracks — which it calls cosmetic — in the supports [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, March 28

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Bullet train won’t meet targeted travel time, lawmakers told (L.A. Times)  The High-Speed Rail Peer Review Group told legislators in Sacramento that it’s very unlikely [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, January 9

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison! Metro will replace and refurbish scores of aging Blue Line cars (L.A. Times)  Coverage of yesterday’s media event to explain ongoing renovations to the Blue [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by TCDavis, via Flickr creative commons There are a lot of photos floating around online of escalators and stairs in subway stations, but relatively few of them manage to be good. Here’s a nicely composed one taken this month in the Washington D.C. Metro. The photo has great lines [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by fensterbme, via Flickr creative commons There is no shortage of photos online of the artfully designed Washington D.C. Metro — and most of the images tend to be very similar. I thought this one took a fresh approach by not trying to capture the symmetry of the station. [continue reading]