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Filming Project Proposal Form

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Metro Transit Usage and Partnership Proposals:

Filming and Photography

Individuals seeking to film or take photographs on Metro Transit property and vehicles are encouraged to work with Metro Transit to ensure all activities are done safely and responsibly. The following information is needed to respond to film and photo requests. Please respond in as much detail as possible. A two-week advance notice is preferred.

Please include preferred date(s) and time(s). If your request involves an in-service bus or train, please indicate the boarding location and specific boarding time (stop numbers and schedules are available at metrotransit.org). Please consider providing at least one alternative date/time.

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Guidelines

Metro Transit will provide guidance to ensure filming and photography is done in accordance with Metro Transit policies. General guidelines are as follows:

  • Cast and crew must follow transit safety guidelines, including special guidance provided by Metro Transit.
  • Cast and crew members must have a valid fare while on transit property unless otherwise allowed by Metro Transit.
  • Cast and crew members must have valid and visible identification while on transit property.
  • Metro Transit employees and customers not involved in the photo or film project should not appear in any photo or video without express written consent.
  • All third-party advertising, including exterior ads on buses or trains, must be excluded from any photo or video.
  • A designated contact must be identified and available by phone while photography and/or filming occur.

Questions can be directed to: Drew Kerr, Public Relations Specialist drew.kerr@metrotransit.org Office: 612-349-7758 Cell: 651-387-3928 Fax: 612-349-7675