Does Human Nature Doom Bike Sharing Programs?

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TreeHugger loves Product Service Systems like bike sharing, which recognize that we really need to get from A to B rather than own the mode of transport. But as we learn from April and Kimberley's posts, even wildly successful programs like Paris's VĂ©lib are suffering from very high, and very expensive rates of vandalism and theft. Are such systems doomed? Why is this happening? Our commenters had some thoughts:

Does Human Nature Doom Bike Sharing Programs?
TreeHugger loves Product Service Systems like bike sharing, which recognize that we really need to get from A to B rather than own the mode of transport. But as we learn from April and Kimberley's posts, even wildly successful programs like Paris's

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