Colma Park and Ride Lot
The SamTrans Colma Park & Ride lot located next to the Colma BART station at D and Hill Streets in Colma offers 817 parking spaces for our riders. The daily parking fee is $3 and may be purchased onsite at the parking machines. The parking machines accept $1 dollar bills and coins, as well as now accept Visa, MC, Amex, and Discover. Debit cards and Transit Benefit Cards are not currently accepted onsite.
A limited number of Monthly Parking permits are offered to our customers and cost $63. Customers will have three ways in which to purchase permits:
- Purchase Online Today!
(Disclaimer: By purchasing online, you accept the terms & conditions. Read the "Online Sales – FAQ" section below. Online orders will be shipped within three business days.)
- By mail or fax using the Parking Permit Order Form. Please allow 15 business days for processing and delivery.
- At SamTrans headquarters (1250 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos, open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
For convenience, customers may purchase up to two consecutive months. Monthly parking permits are not refundable so please place your order carefully.
- Parking permit is required at all times
- 24-hour maximum parking
- One space per vehicle
- No camping
- No loitering
SamTrans parking fees apply. Unauthorized vehicles may be cited and/or towed at vehicle owner’s expense. Park at your own risk, SamTrans assumes no responsibility for vehicles, contents or personal injury. All provisions of the California Vehicle Code and applicable Transit System Regulations are strictly enforced. For towed vehicles, call the Transit Police at 1-877-723-7245. 21113(a) CVC
The Colma Park & Ride lot is served by SamTrans routes ECR, 112, 118, 120, 121, 122 and 130. Bus stops are located at the northeast side of Colma BART station.
For trip-planning assistance, please contact our Customer Service team at 1-800-660-4287 (TTY 650-508-6448).
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Online Sales – Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to set up a 3dcart or PayPal account to purchase online?
No, you don’t need to set-up an account to order.
How long will it take for my order to arrive?
The order will be processed and shipped via USPS within three business days.
What type of payments do you accept?
PayPal accepts credit or debit cards - American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. You may complete a transaction without creating an account. Commuter benefit cards designated for parking cannot be used through the online store however they may be used for in-person purchases at SamTrans headquarters in San Carlos.
How many products can I order online?
You may order multiple products but the total transaction limit cannot exceed $600 per session.
How do I know that my order was received?
You will receive an email order confirmation from PayPal and 3dCart.
I didn't receive an email notification that my order was received?
Please check your spam folder. To avoid future order disruptions, please add firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com to your safe sender list. If the email notification is not in your spam folder, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 650-508-6200.
What is the refund/return policy? There are no refunds or replacements for parking permits once the order is placed even if they become lost or stolen. Please place your order carefully.
Online Sales – Product Terms and Conditions
By placing your order through our online store, you agree with the following terms and conditions:
The transaction amount is limited to $600 per session.
Product prices and policies are guided by the SamTrans codified tariff. For information, visit HERE
Payment Method and Shipment: Your order and payment will be processed by the 3dcart and PayPal platforms. Your payment information does not cross SamTrans' servers. Accepted credit or debit cards are American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. You may complete a one-time transaction without creating a 3dcart or PayPal account. Orders will be within three business days and will be shipped using USPS First Class Mail, which can take up to 10 days to be delivered. Purchases are final. There are no refunds or replacements.
3dcart: Our store is hosted on 3dcart and purchases are our payment processor gateway is PayPal. 3dcart provides us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data is stored through 3dcart's data storage, databases and the general 3dcart application. As such, your data is stored on a secure server behind a firewall. To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
Our payment processor gateway is PayPal, which processes your credit card data. The store data is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers. Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted. All direct payment gateways like PayPal adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
Consent: When you provide 3dcart and PayPal with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to 3dcart collecting it and using it for that specific reason only. If 3dcart or Pay Pal asks for your personal information for a secondary reason, such as marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
Age of Consent: By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
Third-Party Services: In general, the third-party providers 3dcart uses will only collect, use, and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to 3dcart. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
Links: This site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. You acknowledge that SamTrans is not responsible for the operation of or content located on or through any such site.
Questions and Contact Information: If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact SamTrans at:
SamTrans Customer Service Center
1250 San Carlos Avenue
San Carlos, CA 94070-1306
1-800-660-4287 (TTY: 650-508-6448)
3dcart: 3dcart is PCI complaint and backed up by the Better Business Bureau and McAfee® security.
PayPal: Your financial information provided to Pay Pal is not shared with SamTrans. PayPal is PCI compliant.
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