Eric Schewe Recent Posts Opinion: The Fraught History of Cops and Bikes By Eric Schewe | Jul 19, 2020 | No Comments It's a fine idea to get NYPD officers out of their SUV cruisers, onto bikes and into the community — but recent events show that our militarized police have used bikes as an instrument of oppression. Residential-Parking Permits: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? By Eric Schewe | Aug 20, 2019 | 86 Comments It's been tried all over the country, with some big hiccups. But parking management could succeed here. The key word is "could." Op-Ed: The ‘Customer’ Is Always Right — Except When Being Called ‘Customer’ By Eric Schewe | Jun 18, 2019 | 11 Comments Criticizing this language may seem nitpicky. But the words symbolize the political tensions at the MTA and in the city and state at large — what gets built, who pays for it and, at the end of the day, who is it all for anyway?