By Brigitte Pellerin, Ottawa Citizen Op-Ed, December 27, 2021
... I refer you to the issue of revert reds, also known as red reverts, which I swear I am not making up. It’s something members of the Powerful Bike Lobby care about a great deal, starting with Kitchissippi Coun. Jeff Leiper who has valiantly tried, but failed, to get the City to kill them dead.
...It happened because the sensor, noticing your departure from the sidewalk a smidge earlier than you were supposed to, assumed you were no longer present and in need of crossing the street so it reverted back to red right there in your face