At the University of Western Ontario there is one building that is right on the other side of a road cutting through campus. So obviously everyone needs to cross the road to get to class. So around the time of class changes the whole vicinity is packed. There is a crosswalk and a flashing sign set up as well.
But every single time a stretch of about 20 meters on either side of the crosswalk is filled with people crossing. No one walks the extra 15 feets from the door of the building to the crosswalk, they just step out into traffic. So instead of an orderly crosswalk like this:
We get a mess like this:
One of these days someone is going to end up getting hit.