Traffic engineering angst continues
One of them confirmed for me that the new signal is going to have pushbutton actuation for pedestrians. It's not their fault. They're just building what the specifications called for. There's probably no malice anywhere -- just someone at the Department of Public Works copying boilerplate specifications that were designed somewhere in the 99% of the area of the country where no one ever walks anywhere beyond the end of their driveway under any circumstances.