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posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
October 6, 2020

This notice serves as an opportunity to request a public hearing on The COMET’s Title VI Plan. The COMET is committed to assuring full requirements with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

These federal statutes require that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color or national origin be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program, service or activity receiving Federal financial assistance from the US Department of Transportation. The Title VI plan is inclusive of limited English proficiency requirements.

Those interested in requesting a public hearing on this document should contact Arlene Prince, Director of Regulatory Compliance & Civil Rights Officer in writing at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 on or before noon on October 23, 2020. If requested, the public hearing will be held during The COMET’s regularly scheduled Board of Directors Meeting on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 12:00 noon. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility located at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 in Conference Room A. The Title VI Plan may be inspected at that time. Written comments may be mailed to the same address to be received on or before September 18, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Arlene Prince at 803-255-7129 or via email at