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Lexington Pilot Bus Route 26B Now Fare-Free for Residents


Beginning Monday, July 8th, Lexington County’s Pilot Bus Route 26B is fare-free to residents seeking to access health and public services, shop, or conduct general business along some of the community’s major thoroughfares.  The fare-free program is made possible through a generous donation from local community activist and pastor, Bishop Darrell Croft.


Ride fare-free every Monday to Lexington’s Red Bank Crossing, 1070 S. Lake Drive, at which the Health Department, Department of Social Services, and Lexington-Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council (LRADAC) are located.


The Pilot Bus Route runs through September 30th and provides roundtrip service three times each Monday making stops in Cayce, West Columbia, and the Town of Lexington.   The bus departs from the Downtown Transit Center every Monday at 8:15 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. with six stops between the Transit Center and Red Bank Crossing.  These stops include:


City of Cayce

  • Knox Abbott and State Streets
  • 12th and Poplar Streets

City of West Columbia 

  • Sunset Boulevard and Craft Street
  • Lexington Medical Center (West and North Hospital Drives)

Town of Lexington

  • Wal-Mart and Chick-fil-A (Sunset Boulevard)
  • Lexington County Administration Building (South Lake Drive and Myers Way)

For more route information, contact Lexington County Community Development at (803) 785-8121 or click here.


*The Pilot Bus Route is made possible through a partnership between the County of Lexington, the Cities of Cayce and West Columbia, Lexington Medical Center, and the Town of Springdale.


*Fare-free service on Mondays applies only to Pilot Route 26B.


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