Cycling and walking are important sustainable transport choices for shorter trips. Most pathways throughout the region are shared by cyclists, skaters, wheelchair users and walkers.
Cycle or walk to work and school, to visit friends or just for relaxation. Workers, students and visitors can enjoy the benefits of spending time outdoors in the fresh air and spending less money on transport costs.
Whatever your reasons, avoid the traffic by using many of the pathways in the region. Walking and cycling are healthy and economical ways to get around.
On all footpaths and shared paths, cyclists must keep left and give way to pedestrians, and always ride to the left of bicycle riders coming towards you.
The only footpaths where cycling is prohibited is on designated pathways in the centres of Toowoomba, Clifton, Crows Nest, Pittsworth, Millmerran and Oakey. These paths cannot be used by cyclists and skaters between the hours of 9am and 9pm.
A number of 'watch for cyclists' signs have been installed along popular cycle training and commuting routes in Toowoomba to encourage motorists to look out for cyclists and to share the road safely. Remember cyclists are legitimate road users. When cycling, remember to wear a helmet, obey the road rules and use front and rear lights for night riding.
For those who enjoy cycling and walking for recreational purposes, use the following links for walking and cycling tracks.