Here's the long term effects of Minneapolis replacing school buses for high school students with light rail and public buses.
2)Eventually schools will discover that a student can take a class at one high school location, then go to another location for another class. They will also discover that some students do better in in school in late afternoon or evening, and that schools will stay open later. And they will discover that all this flexibility increases student learning, increases course options, and is cheaper financially.
3)A whole generation of young people will now grow up not needing nor wanting cars.
We have a whole chapter on The Pedagogy of Trains in our new book,forecasting all this. But we just did not know it would start happening so soon. Cars are dead.