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Service Changes on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 will only include the Routes 52X discontinuance and Route 93X starting. Check What’s New for details. All other changes will start on July 1, 2019. Crowson Road SuperStop Closure Effective Sunday, May 27, 2019 – Check What’s New for Details!
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Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Committee Meetings – Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors Committees will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. The meetings will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
June 11, 2019
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THE COMET COMMUNITY LISTENING SESSION SCHEDULED FOR NORTH COLUMBIA- DENNY TERRACE

The COMET transit system is continuing its series of public listening sessions throughout the Midlands to solicit input on future plans and recommendations for transit system improvements.  Attendees are asked to come and share their comments,… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
June 5, 2019
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Service Announcements Regarding Routes 52X, 63 and 75

Effective May 28, 2019, Route 52X/Blythewood Express has been discontinued due to low ridership. Alternative service is available through The COMET Vanpool. Contact Commute with Enterprise for more details at 800 VAN-4-WORK, Option 1 or email… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
June 5, 2019
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$5.00 Discount for The COMET Riders Going to Palmetto Outdoor Center!

The COMET has formed another partnership with Palmetto Outdoor Center! If you ride Soda Cap Connector Route 1 and show the business card on the bus or tell the representative at the West Columbia Riverwalk Kiosk that your rode the Soda Cap, you… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
June 5, 2019
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Soda Cap Connector Route 3 Service on Main Street – Thursday, June 5, 2019

Take Soda Cap Connector Route 3 on Thursday, June 5, 2019 between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to check out First Thursday on Main! Buses will operate every 20 minutes along Main Street with stops at every block between Laurel and… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
June 5, 2019
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NOTICE OF “PROPOSED” FFY20-22 DBE GOAL

In accordance with 49 CFR §26, the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) has established a proposed overall goal for participation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) on Federal Transit Administration’s funded projects… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
June 2, 2019
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Sponsor The Soda Cap Connector

Become a Soda Cap Connector Sponsor! The COMET is looking for a sponsor for the Soda Cap Connector.  This is a great way to get your product, service or event exposure to thousands of The COMET riders and the thousands more who see the Soda… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
May 28, 2019
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Emergency Ride Home Program

Hesitant to take the bus to work because you might need your car in an emergency? The Emergency Ride Home program provides registered The COMET Routes 44X, 53X, 92X and 93X, as well as The COMET Vanpool customers with a taxi, Lyft or Uber ride… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
May 27, 2019
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The COMET Operating & Capital Budget

The COMET on an annual basis adopts and monitor its Operations and Capital Budget. This page contains information about the Operating Budget and Capital Budget. We encourage you to review this information and please feel free to contact Rosalyn… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
May 22, 2019
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Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors Meeting – Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
May 17, 2019