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See Something! Say Something with ELERTS!

The COMET riders can now quickly and easily report safety and security concerns directly to The COMET operations staff, using ELERTS incident reporting platform. Text-A-Tip is one more element of the See Something, Say Something program introduced… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
May 16, 2019
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Tokens for Sale at the Transit Center!

SCE&G tokens for sale at the Transit Center @ 1745 Sumter Street, Columbia! Get yourself a historical piece to cherish! $1.00 a piece!   Sorry, they can’t be used to ride the bus, however, If you are lucky you can… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
April 24, 2019
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Stay Safe When Using The COMET On The Go!

We want people who use The COMET On The Go! with Uber and Lyft to remain safe! Please see these helpful tips from Uber and Lyft to remain safe when using this… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
April 3, 2019
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Developer Resources & General Transit Feed Specification

The COMET loves developers. The COMET provides transit data, including real-time feeds of our bus services, to promote transparency and encourage developer participation to create innovative apps that will help Central Midlands residents use our… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
March 26, 2019
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Catch The COMET to Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College

The COMET provides bus service to Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College seven days a week for theatre- goers wanting to avoid driving and parking hassles! Take The 801 from Downtown Columbia via Broad River Road and Harbison Walmart to… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
March 24, 2019
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Take The COMET To The Zoo!

The COMET now provides service to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden by way of Route 84 between Downtown Columbia and St. Andrews community. Transportation to the Zoo on Route 84 is on request, every 60 minutes, during the Zoo and Garden normal business… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
March 23, 2019
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The COMET FYE 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

THE COMET 06.30.18 AUDIT -… [Read More]

posted by Missey.Lawlor
March 20, 2019
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The COMET Riders Can Ride Blue Bike For Free!

If you show a The COMET bus pass (1-Day, 5-Day, 7-Day, 31-Day or 10-Ride to the bus operator, ask for a code to ride Blue Bike SC for free for unlimited 45 minute sessions! Find your Blue Bike stations on their website @… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
February 13, 2019
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Toy Buses For Sale!

You can get toy buses the following ways for $20.00 (sales tax included): Visit Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Transit Station located at the 1780 Sumter Street between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Monday through… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
February 13, 2019
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Commute to work with The COMET Vanpool!

Through Commute With Enterprise, The COMET will subsidize $500 per month for each vanpool group formed. Vans must originate or end in Richland or Lexington Counties. For more information, click here to sign up or call… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
December 21, 2018