Amy Plovnick

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Transit helps the poor and helps us all

In his op-ed (“WU support of Prop A shows school’s callousness toward the poor,” Feb. 26) John Burns argues that passing Proposition A will benefit Washington University at the expense of the poor. But in reality, the cuts in service that will result from not passing Prop A will hurt the poor most of all. Every day, more than 100,000 people use Metro services to commute to work and school and to get around the city.

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