Roads & parking

Most of our towns have designated parking areas. We provide detailed maps for parking in Toowoomba city and information on relevant parking fees and payment options.

Centre parking in Toowoomba
Parking fees 2018/19 On street parking fees 1P meter (1 hour maximum)- $1.80 per hour. 10c, 20c, 50c, $1 and $2 coins or credit cards where available. 2P meter (2 hours maximum) - $1.80 per hour. 10c, 20c, 50c, $1 and $2 coins or credit cards where available. 3P meter (3 hours maximum) - $1.80 per hour. 10c, 20c, 50c, $1 and $2 coins or credit cards where available. 4P meter (4 hours maximum) - $1.80 per hour. 10c, 20c, 50c, ...
Footpath priorities are assessed on the following criteria: The number of pedestrians using the area. The type of pedestrians e.g. children, mothers with prams. The surrounding facilities, such as schools, hospitals, aged-care facilities and residential areas. Whether the location is included in the Toowoomba Cycle & Pedestrian Strategy or other planning strategies for towns and villages. Type of road (ie. arterial, sub-arterial, distributor or residential). Whether the location conn ...
Residents concerned with vehicles speeding in their street often ask us to reduce the speed limit. Below you can find information about how speed limits are set and the most effective way to deal with speeding.   Default speed limits In February 2003 the default local street speed limit of 50km/h in built-up areas was adopted as legislated by the State of Queensland.  If you are on a local street, in a built-up ...
We receive a large number of requests for changes or improvements related to crossing facilities, parking controls or other infrastructure around schools. A school working group has been established to assist us manage these requests. This group is made up of representatives from: Education Queensland Independent Schools Catholic Schools Queensland Police Service Department of Transport & Main Roads (Road Safety Branch) Translink Council The aim of this group is to raise and ...
In residential areas, street lighting is provided to improve visibility and safety for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians using the streets and footpaths. Street lighting is designed and installed to meet an Australian standard that defines how much light must shine on certain areas of the road and footpath. We are responsible for designing new street lighting, funding upgraded lighting and approving changes and/or alterations to lighting on the road network. We ...
Queensland State Government sets rules about parking in their ''Transport Operations (Road Use Management—Road Rules) Regulation 2009'. This states that: + - Parking on a nature strip or footpath Click to collapse (1) A driver must not stop on a bicycle path, footpath, shared path or dividing strip, or a nature strip adjacent to a length of road in a built-up area, unless the driver— (a) stops at a place on a length of road, or in an ...
Queensland State Government sets rules about parking in their ''Transport Operations (Road Use Management—Road Rules) Regulation 2009'. This states that: (1) The driver of a heavy vehicle, or long vehicle, must not stop on a length of road that is not in a built-up area, except on the shoulder of the road. Maximum penalty—20 penalty units. (2) Subject to subsections (2A) and (2B), the driver of a heavy vehicle, or long vehicle, ...
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