School buses line up to drop off students in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Breaking Up Big Busing: The Future of School Transportation

Atlantic Express, New York City’s largest school-bus contractor, is having a rough ride. Under the city’s new competitive bidding process, much smaller bus companies with cheaper labor costs severely underbid the behemoth operator, which has been a fixture in New York City since 1972. In the meantime, drivers face pay cuts of up to 7.5 percent […]