Skip to main content
The Customer Service Window at Comet Central (Transit Center) will be closed for renovations on Thursday, October 10, 2019. You may buy your All Day or 7-Day passes on the bus. Please make sure that you have the correct change if you do not want a change card. Route 76, Fort Jackson will not go on base on September 26, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Comet
The Comet

What’s New


posted by John Andoh
December 5, 2018


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 & Cody
  • Colombia Place Mall
  • Forest Drive
  • Village at Sandhills
  • Killian Road Walmart

If the bus is running late, the bus operator shall announce to passengers what routes they would need to wait, five minutes before arriving the connecting point. The bus operator upon getting to that point will call dispatch to request that the requested routes are held. Should the bus not arrive within the five minute mark, the requested held buses shall depart. The last trip of the requested route shall be permitted to wait until the connecting bus arrives.

At an intersection where two buses meet, should the connecting bus be at a bus stop or approaching a bus stop, the passenger shall request to the bus operator to hold the bus and the bus operator shall contact dispatch to hold the connecting bus. The connecting bus shall wait up to two (2) minutes before proceeding on.


(803) 255-7100   TDD/TTY: 711 through the Relay Service

Rider Alert – Hold Time