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Pedestrian cycle cancelled incorrectly

Reported via desktop in the General Fault category anonymously at 19:56, Mon 18 October 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3070368.

There are sensors on the traffic lights to cancel the pedestrian cycle after the push button has been pressed if no-one is detected to be waiting. However, the sensor is not well positioned on the East side of the crossing (nearest the junction with Southsea Road). As such, the pedestrian cycle may be cancelled even if someone is waiting there. This seems to be a problem if someone is waiting far from the wait button or right next to the wait button where the traffic light overhead blocks the sensor seeing them. This has happened to me at least twice.

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    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by TfL at 09:46, Wed 20 October 2021

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    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 09:35, Thu 21 October 2021

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