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Schedule Modifications Effective Monday, November 4, 2019

Routes 12 and 91 are interlined weekday and Saturday only. Route 12 will operate by itself on Sundays. Route 12 inbound ends at Sumter @ Laurel to become Route 91 on weekdays and Saturday. Route 91 inbound ends at Laurel @ Sumter to… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 30, 2019
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THE COMET OPENS NEW PARK AND RIDE LOT IN CHAPIN, HAS FOUR OTHER LOCATIONS IN NEWBERRY AND LEXINGTON COUNTIES

Starting Monday, November 4, 2019, in partnership with Mt. Horeb Church in Chapin, SC, The COMET will provide parking for Chapin residents at Mt. Horeb Church located at 101 East Boundary Street. Route 93X – I-26 Express will be re-routed to… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 30, 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
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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
August 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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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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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 21 The COMET Newsletter 20 Newsletter Issue 19 Spring.Summer 2018 Newsletter Newsletter Fall. Holiday 2017 Newsletter Issue 16 Newsletter Issue 15 Newletter Issue 14… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
August 6, 2018