This would mean bikes would be free of tariffs, making them cheaper to buy and so, in theory, bought by more people leading to more cycling, and less auto-congestion. This possibility has “gone largely unnoticed by the international bicycling community,” said Matt Sholler, director of development & communications at the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy of New York.

WTO and OECD could define bicycles as “environmentally preferable products”

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