Public Notices
Posted on Oct 21 2022


(October 20, 2022) Columbia, SC – The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) and its partners want to ensure that residents of the Midlands don’t miss their shot. On Monday, October 24 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., The COMET is hosting a special vaccine event through a partnership ...

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Posted on Jun 24 2022


(June 24, 2022) Columbia, SC – The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announced that as of July 1, 2022, it would suspend Route 97, which provides service to Batesburg-Leesville in Lexington County. The decision was made by the organization’s Board of Directors due to low ridership on the ...

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Posted on May 20 2022

Lower Richland Transportation Meeting on May 23rd from 6p-8p

Please join The COMET Management Team for a public meeting where they will listen to you on how to better serve the Lower Richland community. Your input is important. Your voice matters to us. Lower Richland Transportation Meeting Garners Ferry Adult Activity Center 8620 Garners Ferry Rd, Hopkins, SC 29061 ...

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Posted on Nov 03 2021

Public Notice of The COMET Service Committee Meeting for November/December 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting will be held Wednesday November 10, 2021 at NOON. This meeting will have a special section dedicated to responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. NOTE: This will be the last regularly scheduled Service Committee ...

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Posted on Mar 24 2020

The COMET: Why We Are Running

(March 24, 2020) Columbia, SC – The COMET is a vital tool for transportation in the Midlands that is committed to connecting citizens to the places they need to go safely and reliably. During this time, we have been asked “Why are buses still on the road?”. To understand the ...

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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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