Streets Of Dreams: How Cities Can Create Economic Opportunity by Knocking Down Protectionist Barriers to Street Vending

Robert Frommer, Erin Norman, Bert Gall and Lisa Knepper


Complicated webs of regulations in cities nationwide tie up would-be street vendors, making it needlessly difficult or even impossible to set up shop in many cities. This report examines five common types of vending regulations in the 50 largest U.S. cities.

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