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  • n  a small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person

  • The construction of the first electric street car line in Peking, now under way, aroused the bitter antagonism of the rickshaw men, who foresee their ruin if the project is .
  • On the way there, through rickshaw traffic jams and past lumbering cows, a local doctor briefed them on the slum's 9,000 residents and five health-care workers.
  • Now, the rickshaw's long, bumpy road is at a dead end.
News & Articles

  • Before Parquet Courts Roar, Pang Says Goodbye at Rickshaw Stop, 6/7/13
    By RAYMOND ROBLES Parquet Courts Cocktails Pang Friday, June 7, 2013 Rickshaw Stop Better than: Birthing pangs. What's it like to witness the death of a band? Its swan song seppuku Silvia Pla...
    June 10, 2013 - SF Weekly Blogs
  • June 6, 2013
    An Indian bicycle rickshaw walla uses a scarf to rest his head while sleeping on his rickshaw in New Delhi. A woman stands on a wall of sandbags in front of a house in Dresden, eastern Germany.
    June 6, 2013 - Voice of America
  • Jacob Riis Park Gets Food Trucks
    Eddie's Pizza Truck In an effort to draw in visitors to Jamaica Bay in the first beach season after Hurricane Sandy, the city and the National Park Service are bringing in mobile food vendors to Jacob Riis Park . Expect smoothie seller Pura Vida, along with Eddie's Pizza Truck , which will make its boardwalk debut this Sunday. Kenny Lao's Rickshaw Dumpling will ultimately join the lineup, and ...
    June 5, 2013 - New York Magazine
Quotes

  • Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in Hindustan Times
    Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said: "There was no security arrangement on the road when the minister was passing through NH-34. After the accident, he was taken to the nearest block hospital by a rickshaw. What could be...
  • Narendra Modi in Economic Times
    Tourism provides employment to the largest number of local people - right from the man who pulls a rickshaw to the tour operators. Tourism ensures overall development of an area,Modi said.
  • Jane Goodall in Sydney Morning Herald
    We'd seen a lot of poor-quality rickshaws imported more for display than practical use, so we built our first model to be functional. The real trade started soon after we loaned the rickshaw for a friend's wedding four years ago,Goodall says....

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