Pre-Budget 2015 submission from Cyclist.ie – The Irish Cycling Advocacy Network

Cyclist.ie, the network of the cycling campaigns and bicycle festivals on this Island, makes this Pre-Budget Submission 2015 in an attempt to encourage fresh thinking about the purpose of a taxation system in relation to decreasing the societal impacts and latent costs to the Exchequer from motorised transport use and unhealthy lifestyles. Budgets should be striving to support healthier, cost-effective modes of transport with benefits across health, community and the environment sectors. Investment in cycling promotion is one of the most cost-effective actions that any government can make.

  1. Full submission
  2. Learning to cycle again: Examining the benefits of providing tax-free loans to purchase new bicycles
  3. Report on the Cycle to Work Scheme Tax Incentive

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