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Street Vending

Video: Street Vending Symposium at Cal Poly Pomona

Alvaro Huerta, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2016 | Latino Voices
Alvaro Huerta, Ph.D.

Video Link: Organized by Dr. Alvaro Huerta and his urban planning graduate students at Cal Poly Pomona on...

Another Chicago Alderman Moves to Keep Food Carts Out of Affluent, North Side Neighborhood

Hilary Gowins | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

Despite spending so much time and energy explaining Lincoln Park's existing retail and dining options, Smith ultimately argues that restricting food carts is necessary to protect pedestrian accessibility and public safety.

History Repeating: Chicago Aldermen Who Opposed Food Trucks Now Seek to Restrict Operations for Food Carts

Hilary Gowins | Posted 09.30.2016 | Chicago
Hilary Gowins

Now that Chicago has lifted its ban on food carts, there should be no restrictions on where vendors can operate. City Council's Sept. 24 vote to legalize the industry was a huge victory for the small-time entrepreneur - it would be a mistake to walk it back.

Una mujer y su carrita: The Face of Chicago's Ban on Food Carts

Hilary Gowins | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

Claudia Perez is 62 years old. She was born in Mexico, but came to the United States in 1995.

Jobs Hypocrisy: Politicians Kill Opportunity With Limits On Street Vendors

Hilary Gowins | Posted 12.14.2014 | Chicago
Hilary Gowins

Politicians talk about unemployment nonstop. But 'jobs' have become just another talking point, a measure of political job performance, a launching pad to discuss bold new plans for economic development and schemes to use other people's money to prop up big business.

How Jokowi Helps Jakarta's Street Vendors

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Integrating street vending into urban planning is both a challenge and an important step towards inclusive cities.