“If you plan cities for cars and traffic, you get cars and traffic.
If you plan for people and places, you get people and places.”
- Fred Kent

For many decades the solution to snarled traffic has been to build more and bigger roads. Placemaking can transform transportation from the primary engine of community degradation to the driving force of community development.


Great streets are the backbone of successful communities. For more than three decades, PPS has been at the forefront of efforts to create streets that do more than just get people where they need to go, but also enhance and support the destinations they serve.