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Judy Ramos
Revitalization & Transit
520-316-6942
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Deborah Ponczko
Transit Assistant
520-316-6928
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Service Updates due to COVID-19

Maricopa Comet continues to assess its service and requests that public use is limited to essential or critical trips. The temporary schedule and route changes are listed below.

IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY, COMET WILL NOT BE OFFERING SERVICE ON MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020.

 1. Comet the Local Circular

Operates Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm*

  • Circulating bus within the City with no reservations required
  • Bus deviates up to 1/4 mile for individuals unable to accommodate those individuals with limitations 
  • Arrive 5 mins. before and after the scheduled pick up time. Bus may be delayed due to unforeseen traffic events
  • Click here to view the COMET BROCHURE with the current routes and times
  • Riders must be 8 years old or older to use this service
  • This service is equipped with a bike rack for bicycles
*Residents who take the 7 am Comet Circular are encouraged during this time to use Dial-a-Ride service at 520-316-6959.

 2. Local Dial-A-Ride

Operates: Monday - Friday from 9 am - 5 pm

  • This service operates anywhere within city limits and offers curbside pick up
  • Reservations can be made as early as 7-days in advance and 24-hour reservations are required
  • Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to pick up
  • No shows are documented and may result in loss of riding privileges
  • Riders must be 14 years or older to use this service

3. Regional Dial-A-Ride

Operates Tuesday and Thursday ONLY, beginning at 9 am

  • Tuesday offers service to Chandler Regional Hospital, Valley Metro Rte 96, and medical facilities within a 5-mile radius
  • Thursday offers service to Casa Grande Medical Center, Central AZ Regional Transit (CART)**, and medical facilities within a 5-mile radius

Both services offer:

  • Curbside pick-up beginning at 9 am
  • Last pick-up out of Maricopa is at 10 am
  • Last pick-up back to Maricopa is at 3 pm from Chandler and 4 pm from Casa Grande
  • Reservations can be made as early as 7-days in advance and 24-hour reservations are required
  • Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to pick up
  • No shows are documented and may result in loss of riding privileges
  • Riders must be 14 years or older to use this service

**For more information on the CART System, visit www.coolidgeaz.com

Reservations and additional information

  • To make a reservation for Dial-a-Ride and the Regional Dial-a-Ride call COMET RESERVATIONS at 520-316-6959
  • For assistance via Arizona Relay Service (AZRS), a public service provided by the State of Arizona and administered by the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) visit azrelay.org
  • All vehicles are wheelchair accessible and operated in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Service animals are allowed to ride the Comet

Transit Fares

  • Comet the Local Circular: $.50 per boarding
  • Local Dial-a-Ride: $1.00 one-way trip
  • Regional Dial-a-Ride: $3.00 round trip

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Observed Holidays

COMET does not provide service on the weekends or the following holidays:

New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

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