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If you drive or take transit to work, you can deduct $265 per month in pre-tax benefits. Three Congressional representatives think bike commuters deserve a break, too.
Even with the boom in bike-share programs and construction of cycling infrastructure in U.S. cities in recent years, coaxing Americans onto a bicycle for their work commute is still an uphill battle. According to the League of American Bicyclists, in only a few cities do more than 5% of commuters choose to bike. And after years of growth in cycling commuting numbers until 2014, recently, those rates have started to slip.