BACK IN THE DAY, before there were rogue actors pedaling in the streets employing financial trickery right out of a Dickens novel, a community oriented group of volunteers, bike freaks, environmental activists, bike builders, organizers and visionaries gathered around the idea of taking the bicycle to the next level, which would be the passenger trike.  That first pedicab family was called.....

Pedicabs of New York 
(Ponycab)