Street Audit

One of the best ways to learn about how to improve your neighborhood’s streets is to observe them.The Street Audit is the perfect tool to examine the various traits of a given place. Check out the Audit in action in this Streetfilms video of a Brooklyn, NY workshop focusing on Grand Army Plaza. Or, view this great post from the Planning Commissioners Journal on how the street audit can be used to evaluate a public square. To obtain a copy of the street audit, please email

The cover of PPS’s Street Audit

The Placemaker’s Guide to Transportation is a series that helps citizens create vibrant streets and transit facilities in their communities. Each installment features a tool, concept, or resource that inspires engaged residents to think in new ways about their streets and neighborhoods.

The Placemaker’s Guide to Transportation: Street Audit was last modified: June 28th, 2013 by Tom Peyton