From the Denver Channel
DENVER — Bicycles and cars have always had to “share the road.” Soon they could have to share the cost of the road in Colorado.
A state senator from Grand Junction has thrown his support behind a bicycle tax after Oregon passed one as part of its latest transportation funding bill.
The Oregon tax charges $15 for every new adult bike purchased over the cost of $200. Senator Ray Scott followed that announcement with a tweet and Facebook post that suggested bringing a similar tax to Colorado.
“Maybe it should be a license plate? What do you think? Sen. Ray Scott calls for a tax on bicycles,” he tweeted along with a link to an article on the issue.
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