August 22, 2014

Safe and efficient rail transportation and infrastructure should be of concern to all area residents. It is disconcerting to see some residents and politicians putting up roadblocks to a rehabilitated Virginia Avenue rail tunnel because of their temporary inconveniences [“Plans for upgrade of rail tunnel in D.C. stall,” Metro, Aug. 18].

Many of us in this area have made sacrifices for things such as road, subway and water main improvements. Derailing this project may just result in a real derailment on the Not In My Back Yarders’ front steps.

John Sery, Silver Spring

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