Posts Tagged ‘food truck regulations’

Food Truck Rules Pass D.C. Council

The heated four-year debate over food truck regulations appears to be finally coming to a close: The D.C. Council voted this afternoon to approve final amendments to the mobile vending rules. The Council made a few notable changes. It reduced the buffer area around so-called "mobile roadway vending zones" with designated spots for food trucks from […]

D.C. Council Wants More Work on Food Truck Regulations

By hour three of today's D.C. Council hearing on proposed food truck regulations, things weren't looking so good for the rules as written. The three councilmembers who appeared at the Committee on Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs hearing all said the regulations need some work if they're going to move forward. The problem is that the Council […]

Food Truck Association Says Proposed Rules Would Force Them Out of Downtown

Food truck operators have already been talking about how proposed regulations could crush their business in D.C. And according to a sidewalk survey just released by the Food Truck Association of Metropolitan Washington, the rules would make most of downtown off-limits, unless trucks won limited lotteried spots for special zones. All the streets in red […]

Food Truck and Restaurant Associations Respond to New Proposed Food Truck Regulations

The District proposed on Friday new rules governing food trucks that would create designated zones where a limited number of mobile vendors could sell their food. The regulations propose 23 "mobile roadway vending zones" throughout the city containing at least three parking spaces where trucks could park from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Instead of feeding […]