Excerpt: Darcy Reynard hates “beg buttons” so much, he created an online map and recruited Twitter users to use a stop-watch on pedestrian crossing signals across the city. The map was soon reporting waits of more than three minutes as pedestrians or cyclists shivered in the cold, missed their bus or gave up and jaywalked.

Source: Stolte, E., 2018. Frustrated pedestrians use citizen science to put ‘beg buttons’ back up for debate, 24 January 2018. Available at http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/andrew-knack-puts-beg-buttons-up-for-debate-major-irritant-for-pedestrians [Last accessed 8 February 2018].