Pedestrians surrender a lot of public space to cars. It’s something society has accepted, but this clever illustration from Claes Tingvall of the Swedish Road Administration shows how extreme our allocation of public space has become, from the pedestrian’s point of view.

Russ Doubleday is a Master’s candidate at Portland State University’s Urban and Regional Planning program. Prior to enrolling in graduate school, he spent four years in Washington, DC working in politics and digital media.