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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
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COMET STAFF EARNS TOP CERTIFICATION IN TRANSIT MANAGEMENT

(May 11, 2021) Columbia, SC –The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announces that five staff members have successfully completed the Westgate Center for Leadership and Management Development Transit Paratransit Management… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
May 11, 2021
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Public Notice for The COMET COVID-19 Ad-Hoc Subcommittee Meetings for May 2021

Meetings of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors COVID – 19 Ad-Hoc Subcommittee  are held on the SECOND and the FOURTH Friday of each month at 10:00 A.M.  The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr…. [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
May 4, 2021
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Public Notice for The COMET Finance Subcommittee Meeting for May 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Finance Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 10:00 A.M.  The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
May 4, 2021
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Public Notice of The COMET Service Committee Meeting for May 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting will be held May 12, 2021 at NOON. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
May 4, 2021
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THE COMET TO OFFER FREE COVID-19 VACCINES

(April 29, 2021) Columbia, SC –The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET), in partnership with Health Force, LLC, will offer free COVID-19 vaccinations beginning Monday, May 3. Vaccines are free to the public on a first come,… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
April 29, 2021
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COMET BOARD CHAIR WON’T MISS HIS SHOT, ENCOURAGES THE COMMUNITY TO GET VACCINATED

(April 23, 2021) Columbia, SC – The Chairman of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors was determined not to miss his shot! Derrick Huggins was anxiously awaiting his turn to receive his COVID-19… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
April 23, 2021
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Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors Meeting for April 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors will be held on April 28, 2021 at noon.  The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 in the… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
April 22, 2021
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Public Notice of Board of Directors COVID-19 Ad-Hoc Subcommittee Meeting 4/23/2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors COVID – 19 Ad-Hoc Subcommittee Meeting will be held on April 23, 2021 at 10:00 A.M.  The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
April 15, 2021
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Access Advisory Committee Meeting – 4/22/21

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) will hold its next Access Advisory Committee meeting April 22, 2021 11:00 a.m. Via Zoom Virtual Meeting Agenda: AAC Agenda for 04-22-21   Join Zoom Meeting:… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
April 14, 2021
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Notice of The COMET Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting for April 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting will be held April 14, 2021 at NOON. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
April 12, 2021