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hen the City of Montreal ended an almost half-century ban on food trucks, the buzz it created was palpable; finally, one could walk outdoors and buy a bagel or even steak tartar from a vehicle.
Food truck vendors are preparing for a public meeting Thursday evening
Some vendors spent several thousand dollars sprucing up their trucks, but didn’t make the cut this year
A city committee has recommended another year of study on the pilot project, before it finalizes rules to govern the mobile restaurants.
he Urban County Council has unanimously approved a six-month pilot project allowing food trucks to set up in public street parking spaces.
The first official day of summer is always highly anticipated in Montreal. But the day before that, June 20, eclipsed it with the official opening of food truck season. It was hard to imagine more perfect weather for the launch of a pilot project that will see 27 food trucks rotating among nine designated spots in the city core through the end of September.
The regulation changes stem from the Parking Authority's efforts to clarify its role in regulating food trucks that park in metered parking zones. For the past two weeks, the Parking Authority has been researching data on the occupancy rate of downtown parking spaces. That process delayed the Urban County Council's final reading on a proposed six-month pilot project for food trucks on downtown streets.
Newmarket seeks two interested vendors to participate in a one-year pilot project that brings gourmet food trucks to town. The call for interested trucks has just gone out and town staff is finalizing the town properties on which the trucks will be able to operate, such as Riverwalk Commons, according to community services commissioner Ian McDougall.
The food truck pilot project is drawing to a close after beginning in August 2011, and city officials have drafted a bylaw that would allow more trucks to launch as soon as August of this year.
This location was ideally suited to have food truck activity, daily. So, we’ve initiated a pilot project and we’ll continue the pilot at this location.