Parking destroys cities
Urban design, Free parking, Parking minimum
How Parking Destroys Cities on The Atlantic explains why parking requirements like Parking minimum are destroying cities.
An effective way to show how much of a city is covered by parking lots is by showing the map of the city center with all the parking lots colored. Hayden Clarkin has been creating many such maps (e.g., Kansas City). One can use OpenStreetMap to produce similar maps: https://overpass-turbo.eu