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Riding The COMET is FREE until further notice. Routes 46, 53X, 62 and 74 are discontinued as of December 7, 2020. TransLoc is not available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. A new system will be available in the next 30-60 days. Attention DART Passengers: Effective July 1, My Transit Manager is suspended. A new passenger notification system will be implemented soon. We apologize for any inconvenience. Beginning Monday, June 15, Face Coverings or Masks Must Be Worn When Riding Any The COMET Bus or While Accessing Any The COMET Facility. The COMET will Operate on an Enhanced Saturday Schedule Beginning Wednesday, May 20. Details in What’s New. Stay Safe! Please Wash Your Hands And If Sick Stay Home! Details On What The COMET Is Doing To Combat COVID-19 Is Available In What’s New!
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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 Summary

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

Bylaws

July 2 2013 CMRTA Intergovernmental Agreement

Intergovernmental Agreement Amendment #1

Lexington County MOU 2019-2020 for Transit Funding

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