Bike Intelligencer » tax on bicycles http://bikeintelligencer.com All bike, all the time Wed, 13 May 2015 21:53:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Tax cycling? Haven’t we gone over this before? http://bikeintelligencer.com/2010/03/tax-cycling-havent-we-gone-over-this-before/ http://bikeintelligencer.com/2010/03/tax-cycling-havent-we-gone-over-this-before/#comments Thu, 25 Mar 2010 21:52:35 +0000 http://bikeintelligencer.com/?p=2647 Rule No. 1 of “green” policy-making: Offer tax incentives to encourage behavior you’re trying to support.

Rule No. 2 of green policy: Do not tax behavior you’re trying to support.

Rule No. 3: Do tax behavior you’re trying to discourage.

Then there’s rule No. 4: Examine budget priorities to reallocate resources to behavior you want to encourage. One week of U.S. military spending would take care of bicycle infrastructure needs for years to come.

Rule No. 5
: When the horse is dead, stop beating it.

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