Have You Made Alternate Travel Plans for Your School-Age Children?

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The strike New York City school bus drivers have been threatening since last week is "all but inevitable," The New York Times reported on Sunday, after schools chancellor Dennis Walcott said it was "not now a matter of if, but when, a strike will take place." (The Post has its money on Wednesday, for whatever that's worth). The city plans to provide MetroCards and reimburse taxi-car fare to kids and parents affected by the strike, which for some will mean a marked improvement in the quality of commute — the back seat of a Town Car beats a hard, green bus seat any day.