As you may know, food trucks have mostly been missing from Worcester since the recession of 2008. At that time, restaurants complained the trucks were hurting business and the City Council placed heavy restrictions on their operations, including requiring them to move 500 feet every 15 minutes and banning them from locating near restaurants and the DCU Center.
In June, City Manager Edward Augustus Jr. announced his intention to allow food trucks back into the key areas as both an economic development tool and at the request of residents. In September, the City Council approved the program, which if successful could lead to routine licensing.
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