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 followingSamTrans 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.

Caltrain operates trains from San Francisco to San Jose, with commute hour service to Gilroy.

For more filming location ideas, contact: