A change to Gainesville city policy may allow mobile food stands to stay open later-until 3 a.m. Although the current law mandating they close at 10 p.m. is loosely enforced, the extension would solidify food vendors as late night hot spots. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Diaz went downtown where she spoke with the people who will decide the law and those who will be affected by it.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPFoodVendorsDowntownCUT.mp3]
Some residents called it the truck route. Others preferred to call it what they felt it really was: a detour. But no matter the name, the roar of traffic through downtown was gone.