Buying a bike: the aid is extended for 2023, can you benefit from it?

modified: 2022-12-28 23:39:03

The aid for the purchase of a bicycle which was supposed to end this month is being extended for next year. Even better, the help is enhanced.

  Purchase of'un vélo : les aides sont prolongées pour 2023, pouvez-vous en bénéficier ?

We are all witnesses of the rise in fuel prices . This is a curve that has been steadily increasing for several years. As remedy you suggest maybe the use of electric cars . This is a possible solution. However, because of the conflict situation in Europe, the price of electricity is inflationary .

What else is the solution then? The Head of Government to initiate, last September, assistance with the purchase of a bicycle . This offer is doomed to end in December 2022. Fortunately, this Tuesday, December 27, the Ministry of Ecological Transition announced that aid will continue until 2023 .

Assistance with the purchase of a bicycle: a plan that is the pride of Élisabeth Borne

Relayed by the information site published on September 20, 2022, the Prime Minister said the first bike plan is 'a great success' . In 2021, the bicycle is the best-selling means of transport in France. The government not only provides help with buying a bike . Infrastructure that goes with it is also built.

At the time of writing this article, more than 14,000 km of additional cycle paths have been created . The Head of Government declared it, relayed by on September 20, 2022, she stated:

“We have made a lot of progress in the development of cycling infrastructure. »

Even more, more than 170,000 young people learned to use the bike . This is the illustrious 'Knowing how to ride a bike' plan. As a football saying goes, 'we do not change the winning team' . It seems normal that this year 2022, the government has once again had use this aid for the purchase of a bicycle.

Not only this year, this Tuesday, December 27, 2022, the Ministry of Ecological Transition and that of Transport announced two good news :

  • The extension of aid for the purchase of a bicycle in 2023.
  • Its strengthening and improvement

Assistance with the purchase of a bicycle: extended assistance

The first bicycle plan was initiated in 2018. An article published at the time, more precisely on September 15, 2018, reported:

“Prime Minister Edouard Philippe unveiled a plan to promote cycling in Angers on Friday”

Question of economy, health and ecology, this plan was a great success . Interview on Tuesday September 20, 2022, Élisabeth Borne described cycling as being practical:

“Accessible, ecological, good for your health…”

Thus, the bicycle plan will extend until 2022. Better still, a subsidy system for the purchase of a bicycle was initiated by the government last September . This aid system for buying a bike was supposed to end on December 31, 2022.

Fortunately, the government decided to extend it further in 2023 . Relayed by the site published on December 27, 2022, the government declared:

“They (the aid for the purchase of a bicycle) will be extended throughout the year 2023”.

More help

Already, on August 15, 2022, aid for the purchase of a bicycle intensified, with the aim of 'promoting the equipment of households and in particular the most precarious'. The amount offered for the purchase of a bicycle increased to 300 euros . Increases are offered for modest households and people with disabilities.

That was in 2022, for next year the aid will strengthen . As of January 1, 2023, the eligibility threshold for the offer has increased. The Ministry of Ecological Transition give details in a press release .

“The eligibility thresholds will be raised, from January 1, 2023, to cover 50% of the most modest households and 20% for enhanced aid (tax income per share less than €6,358 compared to €6,300 currently)”

Revaluation for the most modest messages is done as follows . If for the moment, the reference tax income per lower share is €14,089, it will decrease to €13,489 in 2023 .

There you have it, the extension and strengthening of assistance for the purchase of a bicycle is excellent news to start the year 2023 .

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