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Pedicab iPad stations available for SXSW Interactive and Music

For the last 18 Months Movemint Bike Cab has been developing, building and using in pedicab iPad display stations.  These unique custom made enclosures allow an iPad to be used by pedicab passengers to access apps installed on the iPad.  The enclosure is waterproof and has room for an extra battery.  The enclosure also secures […]

Chicago should adopt modern best practices for pedicab regulation.

In response to the Chicago ABC Chanel 7 news article and video found here:  http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/iteam&id=9220159 and http://abclocal.go.com/wls/video?id=9220212&pid=9220159   Pedicabs, in their modern form, have been operating around the United States for over 20 years. They started in places like Denver with Mile High Pedicab, the Florida keys, and the 1972 Worlds Fair in Spokane, Washington […]

Scottsdale passes pedicab ordinance, sets new safety regulations

Source: http://www.abc15.com Scottsdale passes pedicab ordinance, sets new safety regulations By: Josh Frigerio 04/09/2013 SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Pedicabs are now being more regulated after the city of Scottsdale approved a new ordinance Tuesday evening. The city of Scottsdale voted 7-0 to pass the so-called pedicab ordinance which requires pedicabs to follow some stricter guidelines, said […]

With no rules of the road, Chicago’s pedicabs thrive

Source: http://www.wbez.org/ With no rules of the road, Chicago’s pedicabs thrive In Chicago’s ‘Wild West’ pedicab industry business is up, but so are run-ins with the police. April 9, 2013 Caroline O’Donovan As winter slowly melts into spring, you’ll see them around Chicago with greater frequency. Hanging around after Bulls games and theater performances, armed […]

SXSW 2013: Inside Austin’s Pedicab Economy

Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/zackomalleygreenburg/2013/03/13/sxsw-2013-inside-austins-pedicab-economy/?utm_campaign=forbestwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social Shortly after I arrived in Austin, Texas, for this year’s iteration of the South by Southwest, I hailed a pedicab—and took a ride on one of the more compelling business stories of the festival. A cheerful, mustachioed man on one of the ubiquitous machines—a cross between a bicycle and a rickshaw—offered to pedal […]