Bus routes to be available by start of school year, mayor says

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Bus routes for New York City public school students will be available by the start of the school year on Sept. 21, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday, with families scheduled to begin being notified of the children’s routes today.

The city has pledged to provide 100,000 students with bus seat slots. Normally, yellow school buses served about 150,000 students a day during the school year.

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