Transport Yourself! Riding the Wave

Lucy Blake Elahi

TRANSPORT YOURSELF! Riding the Wave is a public art project commissioned by Long Beach Transit. Eleven colorful smooth steel medallions illustrate the development of transportation in the Long Beach/Carson area.

Ambling over a triangular plot across from the Metrolink and Long Beach Transit bus stations sixteen perforated panels carry colorful illustrations of specific methods of transportation local to this area’s history. The panels zig-zag along the south and east edges of the site effectively providing decorative, informational viewing to bus and Metro riders.

Medallion Images include: Feet, Tongva Canoe, Horse, Stagecoach, Railroad engine, Red Car, Airplane, Model T Ford, Bicycles, and 2 buses.

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Type of Art

Year Completed

Council District

Partner Initiative

Status

Active

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Budget

$115,000

Accession Number

76

Transport Yourself! Riding the Wave

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Address 20220 Santa Fe Avenue Long Beach, CA (get directions)

GPS Coordinates 33.847712, -118.211652

Location Name Del Amo Station

Location DescriptionLocated at the northeast corner of Del Amo and Santa Fe, across from the Metrolink and LBT bus stations

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