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:
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. Codes may NOT be shared via social media, text, email or phone. Abuse of the program will result in and up to suspension or discontinuation of the program and its benefits.

NOTE: As of September 1, 2023 this program was suspended due to a compromise of the system. We are presently working with Lyft on a solution to safeguard the integrity of the program with plans to relaunch The COMET at Night at a future date. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
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
  • 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.