Front/rear facing seats bring efficient and safer seating on jeepney-type rear bodies

Shouldn’t someone be working on this, this double-coach configuration for truck chassis rear-bodies that harks back to how passengers travelled in train cabins with front- and rear-facing couches? Not a radical thing, not rocket science, a double-coach configuration simply takes the commonplace jeepney-type benches on trucks’ passenger rear bodies, bisects the front and rear halves … Continue reading Front/rear facing seats bring efficient and safer seating on jeepney-type rear bodies

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Why GrabTrike is a good thing even if you don’t actually use it

The GrabTrike option on the Grab app could serve as your online resource for holding tricycles to the fare matrix that’s probably posted for public reference but only in locations familiar to locals. Regulated by local government units, tricycle fares are intended to be fair. That’s a given. But with no easy access, no quick … Continue reading Why GrabTrike is a good thing even if you don’t actually use it

Sidecar or armrest

Go beyond city limits and your taxicab go-anywhere option becomes the tricycle. They're at the top of the food chain in the rural transport system. So you'd think they'd have more headroom for passengers. But, alas, the trend seems to be for lower, sleeker, claustrophobic sidecars.