Downtown Rickshaw

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.(WVLT) -- As driver Justin Little puts it,"I can go all day, it's really not to strenuous, there's an electric motor so it helps with the uphills"

Want to see downtown Knoxville but don't want to walk? Forget about calling a cab.

It's called Downtown Rickshaw.

Joni Ford is the owner. "It actually happened totally by mistake I was in an antique store and a little old man kept insisting I buy this rickshaw"

It grew to three, then she hired her drivers, er peddlers.

"Alot of people are interested because they've seen them in different countries and different states all across the nation", said Little.
"If they don't know where they're going, I just drive them as long as I can."

Getting a ride is pretty easy.

"You can flag them down when you see them downtown, they're tip only for quick trips from place to place downtown. So people young and old can really get out and enjoy it and not be exhausted when you get from place to place", said Little.

Just let the pedals do it for you.

Driving in your neighborhood, I'm the Tennessee Traveler.


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