A lot of people seem to want GM to start building light rail cars. Personally, I’d prefer transit agencies to buy cars that are efficient, reasonably priced, and pleasant to ride in. When it comes to building cars, which they’ve done for a hundred years, GM’s record is a bit spotty on these characteristics, so I’m not terribly optimistic about a foray into rail. For destroying streetcar lines and defeating rail initiatives, though, they’re your company.
As the title says, it’s an open thread.