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Posted on May 16 2019

See Something! Say Something with ELERTS!

The COMET riders can now quickly and easily report safety and security concerns directly to The COMET operations staff, using ELERTS incident reporting platform. Text-A-Tip is one more element of the See Something, Say Something program introduced April 8th. By simply texting to 803 828 0950, riders can discreetly report ...

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Posted on Apr 24 2019

Tokens for Sale at the Transit Center!

SCE&G tokens for sale at the Transit Center @ 1745 Sumter Street, Columbia! Get yourself a historical piece to cherish! $1.00 a piece!   Sorry, they can't be used to ride the bus, however, If you are lucky you can even get a old Charleston bus token as well!

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Posted on Mar 26 2019

Developer Resources & General Transit Feed Specification

The COMET loves developers. The COMET provides transit data, including real-time feeds of our bus services, to promote transparency and encourage developer participation to create innovative apps that will help Central Midlands residents use our services efficiently. This data is provided by The COMET and is available for everyone to ...

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Posted on Mar 24 2019

Catch The COMET to Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College

The COMET provides bus service to Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College seven days a week for theatre- goers wanting to avoid driving and parking hassles! Take The 801 from Downtown Columbia via Broad River Road and Harbison Walmart to the theatre.   Show a The COMET 1, 5, 7, ...

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Posted on Mar 23 2019

Take The COMET To The Zoo!

The COMET now provides service to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden by way of Route 84 between Downtown Columbia and St. Andrews community. Transportation to the Zoo on Route 84 is on request, every 60 minutes, during the Zoo and Garden normal business hours. Passengers whom show their The COMET All ...

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Posted on Feb 13 2019

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 Friday and 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. on weekends. Come to our main ...

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Posted on Dec 21 2018

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 1-800-VAN-4-WORK. Download The COMET Vanpool Brochure Download Carpool vs. Vanpool flyer  

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Posted on Dec 05 2018


CONNECTING BETWEEN BUSES The COMET will wait up to three (3) minutes beyond its scheduled time for connecting buses at the COMET Central in Downtown Columbia and at the following SuperStop locations: Crowson Harbison Walmart Koon & Cody Columbia Place Mall Forest Drive Sam's Club Village at Sandhills - Fashion ...

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Posted on Aug 06 2018

The COMET Newsletters

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The COMET in the Community

Did you know The COMET hosts events at COMET Central throughout the year and attends various events in the community? We love to bring people together through the support of local community events. During these events, you can learn more about riding the COMET and even hop on a bus during one of our lounge experiences. Plus, we usually bring freebies, promo items and more. Check out our upcoming calendar!
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Read The COMET Newsletters

Stay up to date on everything happening at The COMET by subscribing to our online newsletter. You can also find printed newsletters on the buses or at COMET Central.
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