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We will run Sunday Service on Monday, January 21, 2019 for MLK Jr. Day. *No service on Routes Soda Cap 1 & 2, 26, 28, 46, 47, 52X, 53X, 57L, 62 and 74. Due to unforeseen circumstances, only the fare changes and Route 92x will go into effect on January 28, 2019. All other changes will be effective on February 11, 2019. Please check the website for more information or call our customer service center at 803-255-7100. There is no service on Tuesday, December 25, 2018. Happy Holidays!!!!
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Take The COMET On The Go! Partnership with Uber and Lyft

posted by Tiffany James
December 19, 2018

Take The COMET On The Go! Partnership with Uber and Lyft

The COMET is helping you go around the Columbia Metroplitan Area easily!  The COMET will pay up to $5.00 for ridesharing trips that start and end in The COMET fixed route service area on Lyft and Uber through the following two programs:

  • COMET @ Night:  Seven days a week between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m., apply the promo code which are available on board the inside of The COMET buses to get the up to $5.00 discount.
  • COMET To The Market:  Seven days a week between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m., apply the promo code COMETMARKET18 and your trip must originate or end at the following fresh food markets:
    • Walmart & Walmart Neighborhood Market
    • BiLo
    • Kroger
    • The Fresh Market
    • Whole Foods Market
    • Aldi
    • Blossom Shop
    • Food Lion
    • Gourmet Shoppe
    • 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
    • Earth Fare
    • Supermercado El Mariachi

COMET To The Market can only be used twice a week per passenger.  Anything over $5.00 is the responsible of the passenger.  The code must be entered to receive the discount.


To get started, please download the Uber and Lyft app from App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android).  If you do not have a smartphone or require mobility device access, please call (803) 255-7124 to request service.


For additional information, call (803) 255-7100 or download the FAQ Sheet.  This is a demonstration program that will end when all funds have been used or by June 30, 2019, whichever comes first.