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CSX pushed to be more efficient? + Scheduling efficiency key to operations

CSX stock jumped more than 20% last week as Hunter Harrison announced that he, with some help from Wall Street funds, was attempting to force change at CSX. 

Urgently-needed work on domestic waterways

While there will be a lot of fighting about the highway trust fund – a fund that is projected to go bankrupt next year as politicians use it to bankroll mass transit systems and other non-highway projects – unfortunately, there has been little talk about funding urgently-needed work on domestic waterways. In the US, $216 Billion of commodities like agricultural products, coal, oil, and cement travel over 12,000 miles of navigable waterways and through 242 locks each year. A recent expose by Business Week tells how dire the situation is: