Mr. Plamondon, with all due respect, I have heard your business arguments as to why you had to add the hideous corporate advertising to your fleet, which you only announced at the 11th hour. All the other cities are doin' it... It will pay off the debt faster, etc. But if you were experiencing financial uncertainty then why expand your fleet so dramatically and increase the free period. Hmmm...I have my suspicions.
I also suggest that you hire someone in your marketing department who can better profile a Bixi user. Like many other users, I've chosen a bike over a car because I have opted to live simply and have refused to buy into the corporate culture. Record profits amid massive layoffs are disgusting. I don't care about anyone's bottom line anymore because it's almost always bullshit. We are living in an age of greed in which end-users, the captive market, are force fed decisions made by company brass to increase their profit margins, which I suspect is the case here.
Mr. Plamondon, you have not honoured our agreement. You cannot add to an agreement that has already been made. I never agreed to corporate advertising on the bikes I ride, especially since I am the one creating visibility for your corporate sponsors! Not only was this advertising not part of our agreement, but it is also disrespectful and I am respectfully asking you to remove your corporate crap. Otherwise, I will let my subscription lapse...ping! Oh, I think it lapsed already.
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