The following is a list of Mass Transit options in South Carolina. Click the links for more information.
SmartRide provides commuters with an alternative to single-occupant commuting to downtown Columbia from Camden/Lugoff and Newberry.
North Augusta Park-and-Ride
Located off of Exit 5 at I-20 West/US Hwy 25; 220 parking spaces; federally funded; acts as a central meeting point for carpoolers; not serviced by buses; has a rain garden and LED lighting.
Greenville County Square Park-and-Ride
301 University Ridge; 1,565 parking spaces (also services county offices); serviced by the downtown Greenville trolley system on nights and weekends and Greenlink on weekdays.
Greenville West End Park-and Ride
The Greenville West End Park-and-Ride is located at 100 block of Augusta Street near Fluor Field.
Charlotte Park-and-Ride pick-up locations:
Manchester Theater pick-up location: 1935 Cinema Drive, Rock Hill
White Street pick-up location: 107 E. White Street, Rock Hill
Plaza Fiesta Carolinas: 3700 Avenue of the Carolinas, Fort Mill
A CARTA shuttle takes communters throughout the peninsula from a lot at 999 Morrison Drive.
Serves Allendale, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper Counties
CARTA – Charleston Area Regional Transit
Serves Downtown, East Cooper, Folly Beach, James Island, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, and West Ashley; they also provide paratransit service through Tel-A-Ride.
Rural bus system serving Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties
Horry and Georgetown Counties
Serves Georgetown and Myrtle Beach area - also provides paratransit service
Transportation to the residents of Williamsburg County 7 days a week with the exception of December 25.
Serves Aiken County – also operates Dial-A-Ride for passengers with physical disabilities
Transportation is available by calling 803-541-1197
Calhoun and Orangeburg Counties
Downtown Circulator service in the City of Orangeburg and a paratransit service throughout Orangeburg and Calhoun counties
Serves all residents of Chester County
Richland, Lexington, and Newberry Counties
Serves students on the main campus of the University of South Carolina
Serves Cayce, Chapin, Columbia, Fort Jackson, Newberry, and West Columbia – also operates DART, a service for riders with physical disabilities
Commercial, interstate bus service
Public transportation provider in Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee and Sumter counties; providing fixed route and ADA services in the City of Sumter which includes services to the Cherryvale and Shaw Air Force Base Communities. SWRTA also provides Commuter services from Camden/Lugoff to Columbia and from Sumter to Columbia. SWRTA provides demand response (Paratransit service), which operates in the urban and rural areas of the counties served.
Pee Dee Buses
Darlington, Florence, and Marion Counties
Upstate and Piedmont Buses
Neighborhood and Transit Services Division of the City of Anderson
Six all-electric buses that run in the Anderson and Seneca area to and from Clemson University
Edgefield and Greenwood Counties
Serves the towns of Edgefield, Greenwood, Johnston, and Trenton in Edgefield and Greenwood Counties
Fixed route vehicles and paratransit vehicle service for Greenville County
Transit buses and paratransit service available for Spartanburg County
Includes a Rock Hill route with Park-and-Ride capabilities
Offers Essential Service for all York County residents who need medical transportation (doctor appointments, pharmacy, grocery store, etc.) Also offers Ride-to-Work Service within Rock Hill's city limits