Posts tagged with 'photography'
India's Environmental Challenges in 10 Images
India’s Environmental Challenges in 10 Images
The last two decades have seen a rampant rise in environmental challenges being faced by cities and countries globally. In India, too, challenges related to air pollution, waste management, scarcity of water, conservation of natural resources, and loss of biodiversity, ...
Interstate I-85 in Atlanta, Georgia, serves as both a physical transport system and a symbol of the city's often tumultuous growth. Photo by Nick Harland/Flickr.
Mobility in a Moment: Capturing Urban Life in Photos, Part Two
Ah, big city   The fate of achieving your progress   Was constant and unbridled expansion   And the same road that drains your riches   Divides your people   And leaves a scar   Irremediable, irreparable. – Guillermo Petzhold ### ...
Mobility in a moment: Take a walk. Photo by Patrik Jones/Flickr.
Mobility in a Moment: Capturing Urban Life in Photos
From the sidewalk, he looked over his shoulder and saw the street packed with cars. When he removes his headphones, the impatient symphony of horns hits his ear. But he says no. Today, he’ll go by foot.  He moved one ...
"Down Under." Photo by Tommy Vohs/Flickr. All Rights Reserved.
Friday Fun: Photographer captures spirit of integrated transport
I spend a lot of time searching for photos on Flickr. As the Managing Editor of TheCityFix, it’s my job to find photos that fit our content, reflect the human component of our work, and are dynamic, colorful, interactive, transformational, ...
A crowd of urban residents enjoy Raahgiri Day in Gurgaon, India. Photo by EMBARQ.
In photos: Two months of Raahgiri Day
Raahgiri Day, India’s first sustained car-free day, completed its second month in Gurgaon – India’s “Millennium City” – on January 19, 2014. Although only eight weeks old, Raahgiri Day has had quite the journey since its first day in action ...
Friday Fun: Want to see your photograph on TheCityFix?
Friday Fun: Want to see your photograph on TheCityFix?
A photographer trains his lens on Hong Kong’s skyline. Photo by Muriel MacDonald. We know that you, our readers, must have some interesting photographs of your own. Whether they are of cyclists in Mexico, rickshaw drivers in India, or passengers ...
Winners of the 2011 People Powered Movement Photo Contest
Winners of the 2011 People Powered Movement Photo Contest
In October we wrote about a bicycle and walking photography competition, hosted by the Alliance for Biking & Walking. The results are in! The overall winner, who will receive a 10-day biking trip in Tuscany, is Rachel Schell with her ...
New Competition: Encouraging Youth to Rethink Public Transportation
New Competition: Encouraging Youth to Rethink Public Transportation
Youth for Public Transport (Y4PT) and the European Bus System of the Future (EBSF) are launching the caPTureldeo contest to help younger generations rethink public transportation. The contest also aims to give youth the opportunity to participate in the International ...
Friday Fun: Compressed in Tokyo
Friday Fun: Compressed in Tokyo
“Tokyo Compression” is a series of photographs by German-born, now Hong Kong-based photographer, Michael Wolf. The images are representations of how subway commuters in Tokyo get around during rush hour. From Wolf’s photographs, it is clear how crowded the city’s ...
Best of 2010: Images of Bus Stops
Best of 2010: Images of Bus Stops
Beautiful, well-designed, part of the public space –  we thought we’d showcase some interesting bus stops as part of this week’s series of “best of”‘posts leading up to 2011. Above is a bus stop in Chile.
Friday Fun: Got Bus?
Friday Fun: Got Bus?
Until noon today, get your images to GOOD Magazine capturing your favorite bus or bus stop in the U.S.  The magazine has teamed up with the advocacy organization, Transportation Alternatives, to “give a little love to one of the least ...
America by Car: Lee Friedlander's Photography
America by Car: Lee Friedlander's Photography
Following in the tradition of  American photographers like Walker Evans is Lee Friedlander.  Since the 1950s, Friedlander has focused on everyday Americana, creating expansive black and white images of the social landscape. His latest photographic exploration focuses on views of ...
Friday Fun: Bicycle Portraits in South Africa
Friday Fun: Bicycle Portraits in South Africa
A project called Bicycle Portraits, developed by two South African bicycling enthusiasts, looks at biking culture in South Africa’s cities — the lack of it, as well as the stories of those who use bicycles to move about the country.  ...
Wanted: Photos From Your Trips in Transit
Wanted: Photos From Your Trips in Transit
Via Streetsblog Los Angeles: UCLA researchers at their Institute of Transportation Studies are looking for volunteers to help with one of their research projects by creating a photo essay of their travels on transit. The thought is that by analyzing ...
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