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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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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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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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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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The COMET Service to W. J. Keenan High School

The COMET only provides service to W. J. Keenan High School (on Route 75) only when school is in session.  Download the school calendar to understand when service to these schools will operate: W. J. Keenan High School When W.J. Keenan High… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
January 11, 2019
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Fresh Food On-the-Go Food Box Schedule 2019

Food Box Schedule… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
January 4, 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
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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
December 19, 2018
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Freedom of Information Act Procedure

     Freedom of Information Act Procedure FOIA Procedure – The COMET Request Form – FOIA FOIA Form – The COMET COLUMBIA-#1701987-v1-CMRTA_FOIA_Policy Executive Director/CEO or his designee is designated as the FOIA… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
December 11, 2018
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RIDER ALERT – CONNECTING BETWEEN BUSES

CONNECTING BETWEEN BUSES The COMET will wait up to five (5) minutes beyond its scheduled time for connecting buses at the Laurel & Sumter Transit Center in Downtown Columbia and at the following SuperStop locations: Crowson Harbison Koon… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
December 5, 2018
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The COMET Newsletters

The COMET Newsletters The COMET Newsletter 20 Newsletter Issue 19 Spring.Summer 2018 Newsletter Newsletter Fall. Holiday 2017 Newsletter Issue 16 Newsletter Issue 15 Newletter Issue 14 Newletter Issue 13 Newsletter… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
August 6, 2018