Chicago a step closer to lifting ban on food carts

By Hilary Gowins
Today, the Chicago Committee on License and Consumer Protection voted in favor of an ordinance that would legalize food carts in the city. Now the ordinance moves to the full City Council, which will meet on Sept. 24 for a vote. Chicago is one of the only major U.S. cities that bans food carts; these...

TAGS: Chicago, food carts, street vending

Freedom, fairness for food carts in Chicago

By Illinois Policy
On Sept. 24, 2015, Chicago City Council voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance to legalize food carts, giving thousands of street vendors across the city the freedom to make an honest living and opening the door for the next generation of culinary entrepreneurs.

TAGS: street vending