Chew on This: Should There Be a Cap on Food Trucks?

By: Kate Nerenberg

Prince of Petworth reported yesterday that there was talk among DC officials about putting the kibosh on the city's rapidly growing fleet of food trucks in light of tension between them and brick-and-mortar restaurants. Ward 4 council member Muriel Bowser e-mailed PoP to say she opposed a moratorium, but the trucks' sales tax was an issue. A DC Chamber of Commerce spokesperson told the Washington City Paper that her organization, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, and the Apartment and Office Building Association are asking for a cap on the number of trucks that can roam the city. What do you think? Are these groups justified in asking for those limitations?

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