The District’s proposed vending regulations would severely limit food trucks in the Central Business District, Washingtonians had one last chance to register their thoughts on the rules. They barely said a peep: Only about 200 people, businesses and groups submitted comments before the Nov. 13 deadline.
Food truck owners and D.C. residents are fighting back against proposed regulations that could restrict the mobile eateries from parking near certain areas on the street.
In the last few years, D.C.'s food trucks have exploded. There are hundreds now, serving everything from Korean tacos to mac 'n cheese.
Public comments on the District's proposed food truck regulations were due Tuesday, and among the ideas submitted by the food truck lobby is one that would allow mobile food vendors to buy parking permits that would free them from the burden of having to constantly feed the meter.
Food trucks are growing more savvy and sophisticated in their approach to regulatory threats.
Kushi Izakaya & Sushi is hitting the streets next week with a new food truck called Kushi Moto.
Hundreds of office workers, pedestrians and tourists lined up Friday at food trucks parked