Trishaw used to be an important mode of transport in George Town, Penang. Due to the modern infrastructure, most local people have their own car or taking buses and taxi in the island. So that the number of trishaws is reducing, now it is about 200 trishaws in town.
Nowadays trishaw became an attraction of Penang, it carry tourists to see George Town from different angle. The driver generally can speak English, they have a lot of information to share if you take a ride.