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Faulty Crossing

Reported via iOS in the Traffic lights category anonymously at 21:32, Thu 14 February 2019

Sent to Bristol City Council 2 minutes later

The pedestrian crossing at this location is faulty. When the button is pressed by a pedestrian to request the traffic be stopped it stays depressed for a short time before reverting to its default position. This means that unless the pedestrian notices that the request has self cancelled the lights do not change and no safe crossing is provided.

In addition the crossing sensors appear to wait until the road is almost clear in both directions before stopping the traffic. This often results in pedestrian jaywalking across the road and so is unsafe. When the crossing was fitted in conjunction with the community it was initially much more responsive to pedestrian. No w it operates in the cars favour.

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  • I have not received any response about the issue with the crossing and it does not appear to be fixed.

    Posted anonymously at 11:56, Tue 19 March 2019
    Still open, via questionnaire

  • The problem with the crossing sensors was fixed. It still waits until no cars are coming before it gives pedestrian right of way but that must be a policy decision.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 10:40, Wed 24 April 2019

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