Long Beach City plans to provide 40 free food carts for sidewalk vendors

Long Beach is set to offer 40 free food carts to sidewalk vendors as part of its initiative to bolster their support.

The city aims to distribute these carts to 40 vendors who meet specific criteria. Ahead of this, the city is seeking input from both cart manufacturers and vendors regarding cart details, such as pricing and lead times. More info here: https://longbeachbuys.buyspeed.com

Comments can be submitted via the city’s online vendor portal, Long Beach Buys, until April 19. Additionally, the Sidewalk to Success program will aid vendors by covering expenses like business licenses, health permits, and insurance costs for the initial year of ordinance implementation, which extends until February 2025.

For further information on the Sidewalk to Success program and application procedures, interested parties can visit longbeach.gov/sidewalkvending.