This is a very busy junction, one that seems to put pedestrians at the mercy of drivers. Seconds after I took this the lights changed and the green man appeared but three cars jumped the lights, passing through this crossing. One section has nothing to indicate when pedestrians can cross – you have to guess and get your timing right. Considering that this is a residential area with quite a lot of people walking to and from local stations it is extraordinary that it seems so unsafe. Part of the problem is impatience, drivers feel they have an interminable wait at the lights, but I think the need to keep traffic moving has been given priority here.
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