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New York spent $20.6m on travel in school bus strike

NEW YORK — The city spent roughly $20.6 million in transit cards, taxis, and gas mileage to get tens of thousands of stranded students to school during the monthlong bus strike, but some still didn’t get there, schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said Monday.

The 7,700 or so bus routes that serve the nation’s largest school district will resume Wednesday following mid-winter recess, but routes for nonpublic schools will start Tuesday, Walcott said.

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