Food Trucks

September 5, 2016, 5am PDT
The lessons to be learned when considering the idea of a taco truck on every corner include definitions of components of the built environment like corners, intersections, and taco trucks, as well as examples of concepts like supply and demand.
The Washington Post
August 23, 2016, 12pm PDT
Downtown property owners are clashing with food truck operators over where the latter should park their businesses.
MinnPost
February 16, 2016, 5am PST
The seemingly non-complex decisions on where food trucks park is examined in a new study that finds there's actually a lot more to it than just an empty curb.
CityLab
May 29, 2015, 1pm PDT
The proposed Boulder Food Park repurposes a decrepit site into usable space for food truck patrons. Since the site is adjacent to a brick-and-mortar restaurant, a zoning exemption may be required.
The Denver Post
March 26, 2014, 12pm PDT
A newly formed coalition of the food truck owners has begun lobbying the Dallas City Council to reduce the regulations governing the operation of food trucks around the city and open the streets to mobile food vending.
Dallas Morning News
July 16, 2013, 10am PDT
Inspired by the food truck movement, book-publisher Penguin Group (USA) has rolled out two new book-buying venues: the Penguin Book Truck, and the Penguin Book Pushcart.
The Detroit News
January 5, 2013, 9am PST
The difficulties food truck operators have encountered in trying to set up shop in Chicago provides a parable for how well meaning, but slow moving and cumbersome, public agencies can get in the way of their city's best interests.
Chicago Tribune
December 15, 2012, 9am PST
Boston City Hall is taking its show on the road. Its new food-truck-inspired 'City Hall To Go' is bringing government to the people.
The Architect's Newspaper Blog
November 22, 2012, 5am PST
In case you manage to save some room today, or need to take a break from Turkey salads, Turkey sandwiches, and Turkey soup over the weekend, let The Daily Meal's list of the "101 Best Food Trucks in America 2012" be your guide to awesome eats.
The Daily Meal
September 29, 2012, 7am PDT
The rise of mobile food trucks has been heralded in many cities. Now as retail stores take to the streets, they're encountering obstacles with zoning and permitting that have befuddled their culinary brethren.
The Atlantic Cities
May 2, 2012, 2pm PDT
As Americans' appreciation for street eats rises along with the trend in gourmet food trucks, Carly Fisher examines the "World's Best Cities for Street Food," in a piece for <em>Food & Wine</em>.
Food & Wine
May 2, 2012, 7am PDT
Jeremy Smerd describes the competition over sidewalk space in New York, as commerce overflows out of buildings and into public space.
Crain's New York Business
May 1, 2012, 2pm PDT
Glenn Collins reports on what has to be the most innovative, and convenient, food-truck location in the country, the vertical food-truck court in the top floors of the 81-year-old, 19-story Starrett-Lehigh Building in West Chelsea.
The New York Times
February 23, 2012, 9am PST
A well-intentioned new bill that could nudge food trucks out of huge swaths of territory now faces backlash, explains Jonathan Kauffman.
SF Weekly
October 24, 2011, 12pm PDT
The food truck phenomenon is here to stay and stimulating tangential industries that include truck outfitters, permit expediters, lawyers lobbyists, website designers, and marketing professionals.
The Atlantic
September 6, 2011, 6am PDT
Grey Park in Evanston, Illinois is used primarily by mentally ill residents of a nearby facility, who make the space uncomfortable for the general public. A community group brought in food trucks, and everyone came together over cupcakes.
Project for Public Spaces blog
July 18, 2011, 9am PDT
Food trucks can be exciting for diners, but local businesses that face unexpected competition on their doorstep are less excited.
The New York Times
June 9, 2011, 8am PDT
Mogro is a new for-profit company in New Mexico that is targeting neighborhoods with little access to healthy food with temperature-controlled grocery trucks.
GOOD Magazine
May 31, 2011, 6am PDT
Is the food truck craze "over"? The instant urbanism of the street food phenomenon is still highly popular, despite the media coverage saying the trend is facing a bubble.
NPR
July 22, 2010, 10am PDT
Shawna Dawson of this weekend's LA Street Food Fest says that the food truck phenomenon is "just at the tip of the iceberg."
The Atlantic Monthly