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Food Truck Nation: Food Truck Index

March 2018  |  Michael Hendrix, Lawrence Bowdish, Nam D. Pham, Ph.D., and Maleka Momand

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Food trucks continue to be vehicles for entrepreneurial opportunity and economic growth. Government regulators, though, have been slow to adapt their rules to this new breed of entrepreneur. From Boston to Washington, and San Francisco to Seattle, food trucks today continue to navigate tangled bureaucracies and costly processes. With the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and its partners, Food Truck Nation explores the regulatory burden faced by food truck owners across 20 cities in the United States.