We told you HERE that the City of Orlando was looking to launch new Rideshare Hubs as part of a more effective way to manage late-night crowds leaving the Downtown corridor. Now City staff is asking City Council to approve the use of the public right-of-way for the use of food trucks as a key part of their strategy.
City Council is the only body that can authorize vendors on rights-of-way/street parking spaces, so they are being asked to update the City’s current Mobile Food Vending policy and streamline the permitting process in certain areas, as seen below.
On-street parking rates for food trucks
If approved at the April 22 City Council meeting, the modified Mobile Food Vending program is expected to launch on May 3 with a pilot length of one year, with the opportunity to extend the program in two, one-year increments.
The Rideshare Hub pilot project is expected to launch by the end of April and through the next six months.