Who thought this would really happen? Well in the strangest of strange years, a strike is apparently happening -- and on a lousy weather day to boot. One of the major bus drivers' unions - local 1181 - has decided to strike beginning this Wednesday morning. Leave extra time for lots of extra cars on the road, people in the subways and buses, and prepare for sloppy weather. Bring extra anti-bacterial goo for the kids if you're taking public transit, too.
Here are some tips on using the DOE contingency plan: