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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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Summer Service Enhancements Start Monday, August 19, 2019

The COMET will be implementing service enhancements on Monday, August 19, 2019.   In an effort to improve on-time performance, many The COMET routes will be rescheduled in which a new pulse system will be created at COMET Central at the corner of… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
August 7, 2019
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PUBLIC HEARING ON MODIFICATIONS TO THE COMET FARES STRUCTURE

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by The COMET Board of Directors at Lowell J. Spires Regional Transit Facility, 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29021 on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. to consider the modifications… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
August 4, 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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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