City Government

Downtown bus stop to temporarily relocate beginning Monday

The city's main downtown bus stop and bus transfer point will soon temporarily relocate to allow for sidewalk repairs. Starting Monday, the bus stop will move one block south from its current location in the 700 block of Vermont Street, which is in front of the Lawrence Public Library, to the ...

City leaders approve funding for pedestrian crossings in two residential areas

The City of Lawrence will be adding two new pedestrian crossings for high-traffic streets that run through residential neighborhoods. As part of its meeting Tuesday, the Lawrence City Commission voted unanimously to approve an additional $33,800 in funding to cover the project, which came in ...

City leaders increase occupancy limits for temporary cold-weather shelters

Temporary shelters for homeless people can now house up to 40 occupants as long as the building has adequate space to do so. As part of its consent agenda Tuesday, the Lawrence City Commission approved new occupancy limits for temporary shelters that typically house homeless people during the ...

Lawrence begins smoke testing sewer pipes in Indian Hills area

The City of Lawrence will be testing sewer pipes for leaks in the Indian Hills neighborhood for the next several weeks. Starting this week, the city will be working with TREKK Design Group to blow the smoke, which is nontoxic and odorless, into sewer pipes to document where smoke escapes the ...