The Street Vendor Opportunity Bill Memo

2019-11-05T17:59:40-05:00September 20th, 2019|

Read our memo in support of the Street Vendor Opportunity Bill that returns to vendors the chance for upward economic mobility and creates a powerful engine for growth reverberating into every corner and every neighborhood of NYC's economy

Spoiled: How relentless enforcement and $1,000 tickets are ruining Chinatown’s largest market

2019-09-27T18:48:23-04:00January 1st, 2011|

Our three-month investigation reveals that aggressive enforcement has driven vendors out of business, diminished the market, and curbed access to healthy food for Chinatown residents.

Peddling Uphill: A report on the conditions of street vendors in New York City

2019-09-27T18:48:53-04:00January 1st, 2006|

Throughout this report we ask the fundamental question that anyone familiar with the proud history of vending in NYC cannot possibly ignore: is vending still a viable way of achieving the American Dream? We hope this report will serve as a starting point for dialogue about vendors, how they contribute to NY and what we must do to ensure they are forever part of our city.