Newly elected state Sen. Jeremy McPike passed his first bill in the Virginia Senate Tuesday: A measure that would allow food trucks to sell their wares in Northern Virginia commuter lots.
The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays will return to the City of Arlington beginning September 4, 2015
We recently asked you if you liked the idea of having a permanent food truck park in Arlington.
Good news for Northern Virginians: You'll no longer have to trek to Metro Center for those prize-winning creme brulee doughnuts. Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken launched its food truck this morning, and you can catch it around Arlington dishing out coffee and doughnuts.
County officials to consider creation of vending zones that would allow more flexibility.
here’s also a suggestion to require photo ID badges for all vendors, prohibit smoking by vendors while operating in the vending locations, and to establish a dress code. All these are unregulated right now and sound pretty fair, except… what’s up with this dress code?
Food trucks will now be able to serve customers on local streets for up to two hours. They will not, however, be able to stay longer than the time allocated by the meter zone they’re parked in.
Food trucks in Arlington will have a whole two hours to sell their goodies now, as the county board unanimously approved doubling the previous one-hour parking limit Tuesday.
Arlington’s food trucks may have an easier time adhering to the law if the County Board adopts changes to an ordinance this weekend. The parking issues that have been plaguing food truck vendors and resulted in legal battles in recent months will come up at Saturday’s board meeting.