Many places in the U.S. have a parking minimum regulation, which states that a business must build a certain minimum parking facility. This has been identified as a big contributor to car-centric Urbanization and a negative contributor to the local economy.
https://parkingreform.org is an organization that helps activists and professionals regarding parking policies and laws.
Are Parking Lots Ruining Your City? - The story of Fayetteville, presented by Strong Towns.