Great gaping chasms of public space (and private minds)

Just how bad are “best practices” when it comes to the streets and sidewalks of our cities?

When it comes to city streets it is truly weird what we seem to be placidly willing to accept as “normal”.

Sweden cartoon showing road space eaten by cars

* Thanks to  for the heads-up. 

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About the artist:

sweden Karlk Jilg illustratorKarl Jilg is an illustrator and graphic designer, working in the publishing industry since 1961. He started his own company in 1980 in Norrkoping Sweden. His work: Teaching materials, magazine, advertising, information, cartoon and Christmas cards, etc.  Karl is a member of the Swedish cartoonist association. His webpage in Swedish and English is at http://www.jilg.com/  He can be contacted by email at karl@jilg.com or +46 070/510 96 57.

 

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About the editor: 

Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Educated as a development economist, Eric Britton is an American political scientist, teacher and international sustainability activist who has lived and worked in Paris since 1969. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets: The Politics of Transport - https://worldstreets.wordpress.com . | Britton online: https://goo.gl/9CJXTh

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