October 4, 2021
The Route: Short-Staffed or Short-Changed?
In the second episode of The Route, School Bus Fleet’s Executive Editor Wes Platt discusses the nationwide driver shortage with Stephen Owens, senior K-12 policy analyst with the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.
Stops along The Route include:
- The Pickup: A closer look at the origins of the shortage.
- The Detour: Learn more about Stephen Owens.
- The Dropoff: Where do we go from here?
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⏱ Timestamps ⏱
0:00 Amazing Relic
1:09 Why the Driver Shortage Is So Complicated
6:02 What Issues Get Stephens Attention at the Budget Institute
8:08 Reading, Hiking, Breweries, and College Football
8:46 WandaVision Blasphemy
9:52 An Economic Answer to an Economic Problem
12:29 Why Have Bus Drivers Been Underpaid for So Long?