Guiding Principles Were Established to Help Us Stay True to the Master Plan.

Identifiable: Build a destination for Lawrence that celebrates its past, present and future.

Connected: Embrace the community through multiple modes of transportation. (This includes automobile, mass transit, bicycling and walking. 

Walkable: Create a community where walking is a viable option.

Sustainable: Enhance the environment with systems designed for better storm water management, green buildings, natural vegetation and energy consumption.

Comfortable: Utilize built form to create a comfortable environment for users as opposed to an environment dominated by automobiles.

Interesting: Balance a mix of land uses with interesting art and architecture. Incorporate variety into the landscape and built environment for human interest.