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jeep·ney

 (jēp′nē)
n. pl. jeep·neys
A jitney bus used in the Philippines for public transportation.

jeepney

(ˈdʒiːpnɪ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) (in the Philippines) a jeep that has been customized and converted into a taxi
[C20: from jeep + jit(ney)]
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In terms of those who will be affected by the BOT, Abaya said the government has been talking to the bus and jeepney drivers about this, and encouraging them to either train as drivers of the mass transit or look for alternative route for their jeepneys.
But the super-polished, chrome jeepneys, packed with passengers and daubed with slogans, are a travel highlight.
The resort implements a zero waste management sewage system and uses earth-friendly transportation vehicles such as electric jeepneys and eco-friendly golf carts to take guests around the resort.
para]]The Philippines is home to 100 million people, 7,107 islands, 23 active volcanoes, a six-inch primate, and countless Jeepneys and it is the 32nd international market to join the Yelp community.
Pope Francis, who rode in a "popemobile" created on the design of the nation's iconic local minibuses, known as jeepneys, stopped at various points at the Luneta Park on Sunday to greet worshippers and kiss babies and small children.
He traveled along a motorcade route in a "popemobile" styled after the Philippines' iconic minibuses known as jeepneys.
Local transport: Easy to get around city with cabs, the crazy graffiti splashed jeepneys, metro and even the adventurous tricycles
Downtown, it seems like any other provincial city -- with jeepneys, motorbikes and pushcarts weaving through narrow streets of old churches, shops, peddlers and faded low-rise buildings.
INDIA'S infamous autorickshaws, Jeepneys from the Philippines, camel rides and horse-drawn carriage services should be introduced in Bab Al Bahrain to help attract tourists, says a leading businessmen.
But the brightly-coloured jeepneys, hand-painted trucks which can be flagged down, have navigated the shambles to become the most popular form of public transport.
the largest bus operator in the Philippines with a fleet of 4,500 coaches, The joint venture is planned with annual production capacity of 100 e-buses, 250 modified e-buses, 500 new Jeepneys, and some 5,000 remodeled e-Jeepneys.
Jeepneys are the most popular means of public transportation in the Philippines.