The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Food Truck Permits Listen 12 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/215018/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The Van Leeuwen food truck parked in Union Square (lmpicard / flickr) i The economics behind the rise of food trucks in New York City are surprisingly complex. Ilya Marritz, WNYC reporter, discusses the convoluted permitting system for food trucks, and the black market that's sprung up as a result.