Regarding "Key road's fixes begin new phase" [News, Sept. 10], Nassau County and the Town of Oyster Bay missed an opportunity to enhance both the town and Bayville by adding a walking and biking path.
West Shore Road is a dangerous route for cyclists, and walkers are forced to step onto the busy road. A path would have been a boon to local businesses and would have highlighted one of the nicest views on Long Island.
Rebuilding after a devastation presents a unique opportunity to improve the original designs and functions. Our leaders lacked the creativity and the foresight to make the path a reality.
Joseph J. Pollaci, Oyster Bay