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 @ Night:
Seven days a week between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., apply the promo code to get a discount up to $8, up to 20 times per month. The COMET @ Night code changes monthly. You must ride the bus to get the code.
COMET To The Market:
Seven days a week between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., 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
  • BiLo
  • 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


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
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.