There is some debate over how to set your camera for doing street photography. Here are some options this author recommends.
10 most common mistakes amateur photographers make. and how to avoid them: Not using AI Servo / Continuous AF image
In street photography, there are many factors to consider when you're capturing a scene. But looking back I realize it has more to do with timing than luck.
Street Photography Shutter: 1000 Aperture: I like this photo because it takes place in the city and I like where the photographer shot the photo which I believe is in the street.
How to get over street photography fears - by Ashley Manley
This is the only guide you'll need to get you started doing street photography. From equipment, to ethics, to settings - it's all here for you.
While specific regulations vary nationwide, let’s take a look at some general standards for street photography in the United States.
10 Quick Tips For Incredible iPhone Street Photography: http://iphonephotographyschool.com/quick-tips-street/