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Food Trucks Hit Political Speed Bumps in Asheville

Food truck vendors, who represent a growing trend in the city's active culinary scene, are trying to change a 25-year-old rule against them operating downtown.

Rochester, MN: Vendor’s Permits Will Double in Cost (video)

The fee for a vendor's license is increasing from $150 a year to $300. That's down from the first proposed increase that would have cost vendors a whopping $850 a year.

Raleigh, NC: Food Truck Backers Get a Say; So Do Restaurants

With a little help from the city, Mike Stenke told Raleigh City Council members, food trucks can bring a new element to the Raleigh food scene.
The Umami Moto food truck will be on-site for the occasion. (Photo by Martin O. Patton)

Cleveland: Mobile Food Truck Operators May Get Own Parking Zones (video)

Channel 3 News has learned that city council could soon be considering legislation that would designate new food truck parking zones in downtown Cleveland.

Richmond Extends Moratorium On Outdoor Vendors

The ban on new permits for outdoor vendors was to expire April 1; it now ends February 2012.

Denver: Mile High Mobile Vending!

Denver, Colorado, like many places in the US, is seeing the increase in mobile vending. This increase has led to some push back from traditional brick and mortar establishments as well as hot dog vendors concerned about increased street food competition.

Mobile Food Vending Could Be Expanding To Minneapolis Neighborhoods

Several City Council members say they want to expand a city ordinance that passed last year to allow for more vendors downtown as well as in neighborhoods in other parts of the city, including Cedar-Riverside, the U of M campus and perhaps Uptown.

Food Truck Debate Gets Heated at Raleigh City Council Committee

Alex Amra, owner of Tobacco Road Sports Cafe, said he didn't like the idea of having trucks parked outside his Glenwood Avenue sports bar.

Riverside, CA…..Truck ban? No!

Vibrant crowds stream into cities that nurture change rather than obstructing it. That's why Riverside City Council members, if they want to project a hip image and attract people to the downtown, should not block hot-food trucks from city streets.

Koretz Introduced a Bill That Would Prohibit Food Truck Vendors From Parking at Meters

Koretz introduced a bill that would prohibit food truck vendors from parking at meters.

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