Many towns and cities have invested in “bike share” programs. The idea is bikes will be stationed around a town or city, the person who wants to use this mode of transportation can go to a docking station and rent a bike to peddle to their destination and put the bike at another docking station. Some of these bike share programs are “free” to users.
Most, if not all of these programs, are just a waste of taxpayer revenue. The programs lose money or the bikes get stolen and stripped down for parts.
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