The Land Use and Circulation Element (LUCE) has won numerous awards. It was honored for Outstanding Comprehensive Planning Award Small Jurisdiction from the California chapter and Los Angeles section of the American Planning Association. The Santa Monica Conservancy recognized the plan with the David Cameron award, and it earned the Compass Blueprint Sustained Leadership Award from the Southern California Association of Government in 2010. LUCE was honored to for its originality, innovation and visionary approach to planning. Nelson\Nygaard crafted the Circulation Element, a blueprint for the next 25 years, that promotes bicycling, walking and the use of alternatives such as car pooling, van pooling and the careful management of parking.