Public Records Act Requests

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) deals primarily with policy, budget, legislative and intergovernmental relations issues. The Secretary’s Office does not respond to Public Records Act requests on behalf of its departments, including: the Board of Pilot Commissioners, the California Transportation Commission, the High-Speed Rail Authority, the Office of Traffic Safety, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Department of Transportation or the California Highway Patrol. These entities may be contacted directly at the contacts listed below.

If you are a member of the media looking to file a Public Records Act Request with CalSTA, please email your request to Marty Greenstein, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Communications, at

You can also send a letter to:

Public Affairs, California State Transportation Agency
915 Capital Mall, Suite 350B
Sacramento, CA 95814

Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Guidelines for Accessing Public Records

Contact: Matt Rocco
Phone: (916) 657-5060

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Guidelines for Accessing Public Records

Contact: Joseph Chapman
Address: DMV Legal Affairs Division
2415 1st Avenue, MS C128
PO Box 932382
Sacramento, CA 94232-3820
Phone: (916) 657-6469

High-Speed Rail Authority (HSR)
Guidelines for Accessing Public Records

Contact: Marie Hoffman
Address: California High-Speed Rail Authority
Marie Hoffman/Public Records Officer
770 L Street, Suite 620 MS1
Sacramento, CA, 95814
Phone: (916) 431-2934

California Highway Patrol (CHP)
Guidelines for Accessing Public Records

Any member of the public wishing to file a California Public Records Act request with the California Highway Patrol may do so by contacting any Area office. Requests may be made in person, over the phone, via email, or fax. Additionally, the CHP’s website provides users with the ability to locate their nearest Area office by selecting the “Find an Office” tab, as well as learning more about the California Public Records Act by selecting the “Programs & Services” tab, scrolling to the section entitled “Services/Information,” and then selecting California Public Records Act. Click on the link provided to CHP’s home page:

California Transportation Commission (CTC)
Guidelines for Accessing Public Records

Contact: Douglas Remedios
Address: ATTN: Public Records Officer
California Transportation Commission
1120 N Street, MS-52
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 654-4245

Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)
Guidelines for Accessing Public Records

Contact: Quentin Wright
Address: ATTN: Chief Privacy Officer
2208 Kausen Drive, Suite 300
Elk Grove, CA  95758
Phone: (916) 509-3030

Board of Pilot Commissioners (BOPC) (PDF)
Guidelines for Accessing Public Records

Contact: Allen Garfinkle
Address: ATTN: Executive Director of the Board of Pilot Commissioners
660 Davis Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 397-2253