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Lexington, KY: Council Approves Food Trucks Pilot Project

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he Urban County Council has unanimously approved a six-month pilot project allowing food trucks to set up in public street parking spaces.

Lexington, KY: Food Truck Pilot Program Could See New Restrictions Added

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Food truck vendors say new restrictions to the city’s proposed Food Truck Pilot Program being considered by the Lexington Parking Authority tomorrow would take some of the most profitable areas zoned for food trucks off the table.

Lexington, KY: Lexington Parking Authority Expected to Enact New Regulations for Food Trucks

Jessica Noto served Jordan Todd at Mia Nonni food truck outside West Sixth Brewing Company in Lexington, Ky., on May 16, 2013. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff
PABLO ALCALA — Lexington Herald-Leader

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.

Lexington, KY: Lexington’s Food Truck Saga Continues As Parking Authority Hammers Out Details

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Lexington’s pilot food truck program may have cleared first reading at the Urban County Council, but a host of details including parking time limits and fines remain to be finalized by the city’s parking authority.

Lexington, KY: Lexington Grappling Over Details before Allowing Downtown Food Trucks

Customers visited the food trucks at a Bluegrass Food Blast in April 2012. The event to promote mobile cuisine was held at an empty lot between Vine and Main streets.
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The parking authority discussed setting the maximum time in a metered space at four hours per day, per zone. Food vendors would be required to call the parking authority to say where their trucks would be set up that day. Food trucks could occupy no more than 50 percent of the metered spaces.

Lexington, MA: Meals on Wheels – Food Truck Festival Hits Town Tomorrow

Diane Demarco of the Cupcakory food truck shows some of her wares outside the Boston Artisan Market on Spring Street in West Roxbury on May 21, 2011. Credit Anna Rubin

From Lobsta Love to the Cupcakory, a fleet of food trucks will role into Lexington on Friday, May 31, as the final course in Revolutionary Revelry.

Lexington, KY: Lexington Food Trucks Pilot Program To Go Before Council for First Reading

Jessica Noto served Jordan Todd from a truck parked outside West Sixth Brewing Company on Thursday. The proposed ordinance would allow food trucks in metered public parking spaces in some downtown locations. Councilwoman Shevawn Akers said she plans to bring up the proposal at next week's session, with passage possible in early June.

The food truck project would be evaluated in October, Councilwoman Shevawn Akers said, using information such as the number of police citations issued, parking authority citations and the volume of business by food trucks.

Lexington, KY: Lexington Food Truck Proposal Moves Forward

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A plan to give people more food options in downtown Lexington has cleared another hurdle.

Lexington, KY: Board Accepts Lexington’s Food Trucks Ordinance

Customers formed a long line to buy crepes at La Petite Creperie in August 2011 at the Lexington Farmers Market. Hardwood Pizza also was at the farmers market.
Photo by Angela Baldridge — Lexington Herald-Leader file photo

The pilot proposal would allow food trucks to stop in metered public parking places in specified areas downtown and sell food to pedestrians between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. They could operate between 10 p.m. and 3 a.m. in any on-street parking areas where it is otherwise legal to park, with certain restrictions.

Lexington, KY: Fazoli’s to Kick Off Expanded ‘Breadsticks for Hunger Tour’

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Working to alleviate hunger in the communities it serves, Fazoli’s rolls out its second nationwide Breadsticks for Hunger Tour May 30