The site is the latest social media platform to see an explosion of users. Modeled after an online corkboard where users connect and "repin" interesting elements, Pinterest functions mostly as a photo-sharing tool. Pinners create and manage theme-based image collections on different boards.
But one area of interest might change the average perception of Pinterest's user base: local transportation.
On Monday, District Department of Transportation came clean with its new hobby:
While variety of companies and organizations aspire to have a social-media presence, DDOT wasn't a local Pinterest pioneer. Here's a short slideshow of other notable local pinners.