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Service Enhancements To Be Implemented on Monday, February 3, 2020

The COMET will be implementing its next set of Service Enhancements that will take effect on Sunday, February 3, 2020. For additional details, please call (803) 255-7100, email info@TheCOMETSC.gov or see below: Service Change Flyer Feb 3,… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
January 16, 2020
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Midlands Technical College Students, Employees and Faculty Can Ride The COMET for Free!

Starting on Monday, January 6, 2020, students, employees and faculty attending Midlands Technical College can ride The COMET free by showing their ID cards. Ride… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
January 14, 2020
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ReFlex Route 97 to Begin Thursday, January 23, 2020

Starting on Thursday, January 23, 2020, The COMET will begin ReFlex Route 97 connecting West Columbia, Lexington and Batesburg-Leesville. This pilot rural route, will operate every Thursday connecting West Columbia SuperStop at Williams Drive @… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
January 14, 2020
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Upcoming Access Advisory Council Meeting – January 30

The inaugural Access Advisory Council meeting will be held 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Lowell C. Spires Administration Building (The COMET Administration Offices) located 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201. For more information,… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
January 14, 2020
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Introducing the “MY TRANSIT MANAGER” Smartphone App!

DART is excited to debut a new smartphone app enabling paratransit users to monitor the status of their trips in real-time. It provides riders the ability to see where their bus is on a map, automatically receive text alerts of when their bus is… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
December 3, 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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With Your Cool or Culture Pass…Ride The COMET to Fun in Columbia!

Cool and Culture Pass Users!  Why drive when you can take The COMET! Take advantage of Soda Cap Connector,  a free downtown circulator connecting many of the Downtown attractions while using the Cool Pass or Culture Pass and best of all the… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 8, 2019
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The COMET Riders Can Now Get $2.00 Off Admission At South Carolina State Museum!

Thanks to a partnership with South Carolina State Museum, The COMET riders who show a bus pass can get $2.00 off general admission. Visit http://scmuseum.org/ for details!  Soda Cap Connector Route 1 can get you to the front door of the South… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 8, 2019
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Columbia College and Allen University Affiliates Can Ride Free On The COMET!

Columbia College and Allen University affiliates which includes employee, students, faculty can ride The COMET free by showing their ID cards to the bus operator. Allen University is served by Routes 2, 12, 22, 42 and The 501 and… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 8, 2019
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Route 61 Detours During Gamecock Games

Route 61 detours during Gamecock games is listed below: From COMET Central, the route will take Sumter Street to Gervais Street Left on Gervais Street Right on Millwood Ave Merge onto Devine Street Right on S. Beltline Left on Bluff… [Read More]

posted by John Andoh
October 8, 2019