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Park and Ride Lots on Route 44X – Lower Richland Express and Route 93X – I-26 Express

posted by John Andoh
February 2, 2021

The COMET has park and ride lots available for use by The COMET riders, vanpools and carpools located throughout the service area in Richland, Lexington, Sumter and Newberry Counties available at the following locations:

Along the I-26 Corridor

• Newberry – 2808 Main St, Newberry, SC 29108 (25 spaces) next to bus stop, served by Route 93X at Tractor Supply Parking Lot
• Little Mountain – Depot Street @ Main Street (10 spaces) next to bus stop, served by Route 93X
• Chapin – 101 E Boundary St, Chapin, SC 29036 (25 spaces) Mt. Horeb Church Parking Lot, served by Route 93X
• Ballentine – 1180 Dutch Fork Rd, Irmo, SC 29063 (25 spaces) next to bus stop/out parcel, served by Route 93X
• Harbison – 360 Harbison Blvd, Columbia, SC 29212 (25 spaces) next to bus stop, served by Routes 83L, 93X and The 801

Along the I-20 Corridor
• West Columbia – Riverchase Way/Corley Mill Road (SCDOT Lot) (30 spaces) – served by Route 97.

Along the SR-378 Corridor (Garners Ferry)

• Lower Richland/Hopkins – 9013 Garners Ferry Rd, Hopkins, SC 29061 (10 spaces) next to bus stop, served by Routes 44X, ReFlex OnDemand and 47 at Food Lion Parking Lot
• Gadsden – 2850 Congaree Rd, Gadsden, SC 29052 (10 spaces) next to bus stop, served by Route 44X at Temple of Faith Bible Way Church Parking Lot
• Eastover – 608 Main St, Eastover, SC 29044 (5 spaces) Mt. Horeb Church Parking Lot, served by Route 44X and 47 at Eastover Library Parking Lot
• Sumter – 129 S Harvin St, Sumter, SC 29150 (25 spaces) next to bus stop/out parcel, served by Route 44X at James E. Clyburn Intermodal Transportation Center
• Garners Ferry – 7520 Garners Ferry Rd, Columbia, SC 29209 (10 spaces) next to bus stop, served by Routes 44X, 45, 47, 88 and ReFlex OnDemand at Walmart Parking Lot
• Sumter County – State Routes 378 and 261 intersection (SCDOT Lot) 50 spaces – served by Route 44X.

The COMET Vanpool subsidizes the vans at $500 per month as long as they originate or terminate in Richland or Lexington Counties. Details on The COMET Vanpool is available at 800-VAN-WORK or visiting www.commutewithenterprise.com 

For more information on The COMET service to these park and ride lots, please visit our routes page.