Tag: Food Trucks

Night Time is the Right Time for Mobile Vending in Philadelphia

This blog post is part of a series on mobile vending, and is based on a presentation to NLC’s Big Ideas for Small Business Peer Network on Philadelphia’s Night Market. Thank you to Diana Lu, Director of Partnerships and Outreach for the 10,000 Small Businesses Program, Philadelphia Department of Commerce, for assistance with this blog post.  In spring

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Food Trucks More Than a Passing Fad for Many Cities

At NLC, Masters of Public Policy students at The George Washington University conducted research on local policy options for food truck regulations. This blog post is based on their preliminary report, which was also made available to NLC members as a toolkit. Food trucks have expanded rapidly in both numbers and popularity over the past

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The Latest in Economic Development

The Latest in Economic Development is back after a holiday hiatus and we’re kicking the year off with a look at a new program in NYC, the Bay Area’s food truck related growth, Phoenix’s economic recovery, and a round-up of the new city rankings. Have thoughts or pieces to add? Comment below or email me

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