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City Parking Garages

The City of Walnut Creek offers off-street parking in three downtown garages. 

1625 Locust Garage

Locust Street Parking Garage

1625 Locust Street (map)
Adjacent to the Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts

Hours: (Unless Otherwise Posted)
Mon. - Sun. 24 Hours
Rate: $0.50 an hour
Special Events Parking:

Special Event Parking rates will apply during all special events. The parking fee during all special events is $5.00 (applies for the Locust Street parking garage ONLY- 1625 Locust Street).

1350 Locust Garage

South Locust Parking Garage

1350 Locust Street (map)
Between Mt. Diablo Blvd. and Cypress Street

Hours: (Unless Otherwise Posted)
Mon. - Sun. 24 hours
Rate: $0.50 an hour

1390 Broadway Garage

Broadway Parking Garage

1390 Broadway (map)
One block South of the Public Library

Hours:  (Unless Otherwise Posted)
Mon. - Sun. 24 hours
Rate: $0.50 an hour

The garages are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.


Street Parking

Street Parking

Parking Meter Rate

Majority of Downtown Parking meter rates are $1.00 per hour. Outlying areas of Downtown are $0.50 per hour.

Other Parking

In addition to on-street parking and the city garages, downtown has a number of both free and paid private parking lots/garages. Please be sure to check the signage as the parking policies for each lot or garage varies.

Free Shuttle

Free Shuttle Route 104

 For your convenience Route 4 is a FREE shuttle service 7 days a week for rides around downtown Walnut Creek and to and from the Walnut Creek BART station.  For schedules and route information click here .

To download a printable version of Route 4. Click here.

There are two Bay Area Rapid Transit stations in the Walnut Creek area: the Walnut Creek station at Ygnacio Valley Road and Interstate 680, and the Pleasant Hill station at Treat Boulevard and Oak Road. For more information visit BART website.

Extended Holiday Hours through December, Click Here for more information.

Trolley service as of August 21, 2011:

1 bus will run between 7-8:00am at 30-45 minute frequencies
2 buses will run between 8-9am at 20-30 minute frequencies
3 buses will run between 9am-7pm at the current 15 minute frequency
2 buses will run between 7-9:30pm at 20-30 minute frequencies

Last pickup from Broadway Plaza will be at 9:30pm – arriving at BART shortly thereafter

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014 10:55

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