If you must drive to Downtown Walnut Creek, it pays to know what parking options you have when looking for a place to park.
Going to Peet’s Coffee & Tea for a brief time?
Use the short-term parking meters.
Dinner and a movie, or going shopping?
Park in a City-owned garage (South Locust, North Locust, Broadway); inexpensive and no time limits.
Working in Downtown Walnut Creek?
Park in a City garage which is cheaper than meter parking and has no time limits. The City of Walnut Creek is considering changes to the City-owned garages and meters to incentivize motorists to park with purpose (pricing and duration based on the specific purpose of parking).
Did you know?
In downtown Walnut Creek, there are:
- 1,524 street parking spaces
- 1,443 city-owned garage spaces
- 5,616 other spaces available to the public
The City of Walnut Creek provides a parking guide showing free parking garages, metered parking lots, city parking lots/garages, and free trolley stops.
For more tips and a list of proposed parking changes, check out the image below.
Download a PDF of the image above.
Image credits top to bottom: drauh, aidanmorgan, greenbeltalliance.