What is a jeepney?

wiseGEEK Writing Contest

A jeepney is a major form of transportation in the Philippines. It evolved from surplus U.S. Army Jeeps after World War II. A typical jeepney has a rear entrance with two rows of seats with passengers facing each other. It has entrances in front for the jeepney driver and one passenger. It can seat 16 to 20 passengers.

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