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The Customer Service Window at Comet Central (Transit Center) will be closed for renovations on Thursday, October 10, 2019. You may buy your All Day or 7-Day passes on the bus. Please make sure that you have the correct change if you do not want a change card. Route 76, Fort Jackson will not go on base on September 26, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Transit Operation RFP Ad-Hoc Committee – Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors Transit Operations RFP Ad-Hoc Committee will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit… [Read More]

posted by Paige Jernigan
October 15, 2019
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With Your Cool or Culture Pass…Ride The COMET to Fun in Columbia!

Cool and Culture Pass Users!  Why drive when you can take The COMET! Take advantage of Soda Cap Connector,  a free downtown circulator connecting many of the Downtown attractions while using the Cool Pass or Culture Pass and best of all the… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 8, 2019
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The COMET Riders Can Now Get $2.00 Off Admission At South Carolina State Museum!

Thanks to a partnership with South Carolina State Museum, The COMET riders who show a bus pass can get $2.00 off general admission. Visit http://scmuseum.org/ for details!  Soda Cap Connector Route 1 can get you to the front door of the South… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 8, 2019
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Columbia College and Allen University Affiliates Can Ride Free On The COMET!

Columbia College and Allen University affiliates which includes employee, students, faculty can ride The COMET free by showing their ID cards to the bus operator. Allen University is served by Routes 2, 12, 22, 42 and The 501 and… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 8, 2019
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Route 61 Detours During Gamecock Games

Route 61 detours during Gamecock games is listed below: From COMET Central, the route will take Sumter Street to Gervais Street Left on Gervais Street Right on Millwood Ave Merge onto Devine Street Right on S. Beltline Left on Bluff… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 8, 2019
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Take The COMET To The South Carolina State Fair on October 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 2019

  Back after 13 years! The COMET will connect you to the South Carolina State Fair ! Shuttles operate on Friday, Saturday and Sunday on October 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20! Shuttle operated from South Carolina State Museum to the Fair…. [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 8, 2019
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Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Committee Meetings – Wednesday, October 9, 2019

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors Committees will be held on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC… [Read More]

posted by Paige Jernigan
October 4, 2019
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Catch The COMET to Koger Center for The Arts and Get 10% off Box Office Tickets!

The COMET and Koger Center for the Arts have a new partnership! If you have a The COMET pass and you show it at the Koger Center for the Arts Box Office, you will get a 10% off discount off “Koger Center Presents” and University of South… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
September 11, 2019
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THE COMET ADVANCE SCHEDULING FOR TRIP RESERVATIONS

Starting October 4, 2019, The COMET will allow DART riders an opportunity to make trip reservations up to seven (7) days in advance. Individuals can request a trip by calling the DART reservationist at (803) 255- 7123. Trip reservations are accepted… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
September 4, 2019
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Take The COMET On The Go! Partnership with Lyft and Uber

The COMET is helping you go around the Columbia Metropolitan Area easily!  The COMET will pay up to $5.00 for ridesharing trips that start and end in The COMET fixed route service area on Lyft and Uber through the following two programs: COMET… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
August 13, 2019