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Route 7, the Inclement Weather Center bus will be suspended April 1, 2021 for the end of the season. Fares will resume on Fixed Route and DART beginning Monday, April 12. Soda Cap Connector will be $1.00 for Basic fare and $.50 for Discount Half Fare. Effective immediately: NO eating/drinking on the buses until the pandemic is over in order to comply with the Federal mask requirements Effective Immediately, per CDC Guidelines, Masks Must Be Worn When Using The COMET and Accessing its Facilities! TransLoc and My Transit Manager is not available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. A new system will be available in March of 2021
The Comet
The Comet

The Tale of The COMET

The people of Richland County have trusted us with creating the transit system this community deserves and has needed for so long. To continue earning that trust, we are dedicated to being open and transparent about how YOUR PENNY is being spent.  Below, is the Vision 2020 Plan which is our long-term plan, The Compass which is our strategic plan, and the Annual Penny Report which shows a summary of The COMET’s performance starting with Fiscal Year 2013-2014.

Vision 2020 Plan

Vision 2020

The COMET Vision 2020/COMPASS Progress Report – FY 2019 – 2020

The COMPASS – The COMET’s Strategic Plan

The COMET Compass Book

Annual Penny Report with The COMET Annual Report

2019-2020 The COMET Annual Report

2018-2019 The COMET Annual Report

2017 The COMET Annual Report

2017 Richland County Penny Report

2016 Richland County Penny Report

2015 Richland County Penny Report

2014 The COMET Annual Report

Annual Reports to Federal Transit Administration’s National Transit Database

Governing Documents


July 2 2013 CMRTA Intergovernmental Agreement

Intergovernmental Agreement Amendment #1

20-21 Signed MOU with Lexington County for Transit Services

2019 Plan of Service

Creation of CMRTA – 2011

South Carolina Regional Transportation Authority Law

CMRTA Board Governance Policies (1-8) September 2020

Contract between The COMET and RATP Dev – 2020

Transdev 2015 Executed Contract

Transdev 2014 Cost Proposal

Transdev 2014 Technical Proposal