Location! Location! Location!


Does your next shoot require a transportation shot?

Consider the San Mateo County Transit District's numerous transit centers, SamTrans buses, Caltrain trains and stations. We are an award-winning, film friendly organization with locations that range from historic to modern.

So whatever your shoot requires, we'll do our best to work with you to make sure it becomes a reality and within budget.

Please complete the following SamTrans film request form and contact information. The requester also must provide a Certificate of Insurance and meet the SamTrans minimum insurance requirements in order to be issued a film permit. Film permits generally take 2 weeks to process. See insurance requirements here.

For more information or to see other station locations, please contact James Namba in Marketing at 650-508-7924 or

SamTrans operates buses throughout San Mateo County and into Palo Alto and San Francisco.

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