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A small three-wheeled vehicle having a seat, pedals, and handlebars for the operator and a usually hooded cab for passengers.


a pedal-operated tricycle, available for hire, with an attached seat for one or two passengers


(ˈpɛd ɪˌkæb)

(esp. in Southeast Asia) a three-wheeled public conveyance operated by pedals, typically one having a hooded cab for two passengers mounted behind the driver.
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Noun1.pedicab - a tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling)pedicab - a tricycle (usually propelled by pedalling); used in the Orient for transporting passengers for hire; "boys who once pulled rickshaws now pedal pedicabs"
tricycle, trike, velocipede - a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals


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Currently there are around 650 rickshaws - or pedicabs as they are often known - operating in London, a number which has stabilised having fallen from over a thousand in recent years.
uk Local taxis Taxi-share scheme is available from: A2B Taxis - 01874 658 899 Julie's - 07899 846 592 Radnor & Kington Taxis - 07831 898 361/01547 560 205 Pedicabs area sustainable, pedal-powered, zero-emission taxi service, keeping things simple and fun, honest and green.
25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Coaster Pedicab Inc, the country's largest owner and operator of pedicabs, has formally announced the debut of the company's first pedicab model, The Coaster.
In September, nine families received new pedicabs through a PWS&D supported program, allowing them to restart their small businesses and provide for their families once again.
Park Place Pedicabs are professionally assembled and road tested at the company's Greenville, South Carolina facility.
Footage showed some passengers with umbrellas sitting on the roofs of pedicabs with their luggage to get to the airport without getting wet in the rain on Tuesday.
And they knew their business would be circumscribed by finicky rules: Pedicabs are not allowed to cruise the streets for customers (they must wait in designated areas for customers to find them) and cannot operate in public parks, for example.
The bright orange ads appeared on light rail trains, taxis and pedicabs, among other locations.
Open of Surfing (USOS) in Huntington Beach, CA, promoting responsible drinking at the event by fielding a fleet of branded pedicabs (pictured above) and a shuttle bus.
Wayne Whiting, owner of Eugene Pedicabs, was more than happy to give me an afternoon shift on one of his five three-wheeled cabs, of which I'm an unabashed fan.
Limousines, motorcycle taxis and bicycle rickshaws, often known as pedicabs, could be subjected to the same safety and driver training requirements as taxis," the commission said.
These pedicabs which are similar to a rickshaw or riksha,but totally modern however, are not only excellent means of transport for urban areas but also excel at events.