The COMET on the Go!

The COMET is helping you get around the Midlands easily! The COMET will pay up to $8.00 for ridesharing trips that start and end in The COMET fixed route service area on Lyft through the programs below.
The COMET at Night:
This is a subscription program offered only to COMET riders who purchase a 31-day pass. It provides vouchers for a ride discount of up to $8, Seven days a week between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. There are only two ways to access: (1) purchase at COMET Central and request enrollment (2) purchase through Token Transit and CALL CUSTOMER SERVICE to let them know you have purchased and request enrollment. 

If your employer is part of our Pass Program Partnership, you are only eligible for fixed route, unless your employer has purchased the "COMET at Night" add-on benefit for their employees.
COMET To The Market:
Seven days a week between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., up to four roundtrips per month, apply the promo code COMETMARKET20 on Lyft. Your trip must originate or end in a food desert area or at the following fresh food markets:
  • Walmart & Walmart Neighborhood Market
  • Kroger
  • The Fresh Market
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Aldi
  • Earth Fare
  • Food Lion
  • Gourmet Shoppe
  • KJ's Market IGA
  • La Estrella Supermarket
  • Lowe’s Fresh Food
  • Ole Timey Meat Market
  • Piggy Wiggly
  • Publix
  • Rosewood Market & Deli
  • Sam’s Club
  • Costco
  • Save-A-Lot
  • State Farmer’s Market
  • Target
  • Trader Joes
  • Supermercado El Mariachi
*COMET To The Market can only be used twice a week per passenger. Anything over $8 is the responsibility of the passenger. The code must be entered to receive the discount. You can only use COMET To The Market if you board or alight in a food desert area AND a grocery store.

Service Areas

Subject to Change

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The COMET Fixed Route Service Area
Food Desert Census Tracts
The COMET to the Market Healthy Food Stores

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I don't have a credit card?
PayPal, Google Pay and Apple Pay may be used to pay for Lyft if you do not have a physical credit card or debit card.

You can also purchase Lyft Gift Cards online at https://www.lyft.com/gift.
What if I have a mobility device?
Call (803) 255-7124 within 60 to 90 minutes during service hours for a DART Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) to pick you up. The service will be priced at $10.00 per one-way trip.