With non-essential business being shut down, the majority of people utilizing these spaces are those under quarantine at the city and state’s urging or essential workers who are keeping the vital aspects of this city running during a crisis— our healthcare workers, first responders, essential city workers, pharmacists and grocery employees. We should not burden them with the need to feed meters during this pandemic when they have so many other issues and concerns on their minds. Nicole wrote a letter to Mayor de Blasio making the case for meters to be suspended as she successfully did with alternate side parking regulations.