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Posted on Nov 28 2022

Public Notice of The COMET Ad-Hoc Subcommittee for Executive Director Search

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Ad-Hoc Subcommittee for Executive Director Search will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at Noon. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC ...

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Posted on Nov 18 2022

Public Notice of The COMET Special Called Finance Committee Meeting on November 29, 2022

A Special Called Finance Committee meeting of The COMET Board of Directors will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Meeting Agenda is Here Access to the meeting is either in-person at The COMET HQ 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC or virtually as follows: To Join Zoom ...

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Posted on Nov 15 2022

***RESCHEDULED*** Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors' Meeting for November/December

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at NOON. This meeting will cover November/December for 2022. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC ...

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Posted on Nov 03 2022

Public Notice of The COMET Finance Committee Meeting for November 2022

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Finance Committee will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 10:00 A.M.  This will be the last regular Finance Committee meeting of 2022. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional ...

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Posted on Nov 03 2022

Public Notice of The COMET Service Committee Meeting for November 2022

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee will be held Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at Noon and will be the last regular Service Committee meeting for 2022. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility ...

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Posted on Nov 02 2022

CATCH THE COMET FOR FREE TO VOTE ON TUESDAY NOV. 8!

(November 2, 2022) Columbia, SC – The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) wants to help riders exercise their right to vote. The COMET fixed route buses and DART services will be free for those going to vote in the Tuesday, November 8 elections. “We realize how important it ...

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Posted on Oct 21 2022

FREE COVID-19 VACCINES, GIFT CARDS ON OCTOBER 24 AT COMET HUB

(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 Oct 19 2022

Public Notice of Special Called Board of Directors Meeting for October 2022

In lieu of a regular meeting, a Special Called meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 in ...

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Posted on Oct 10 2022

Public Notice of The COMET Finance Committee Meeting for October 2022***

***The October 2022 meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Finance Committee Meeting is postponed until further notice in light of the recent passing of Derrick Huggins, Interim CEO & Executive Director. The packet and information are below.*** The meeting will be held at ...

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Posted on Oct 10 2022

Public Notice of The COMET Service Committee Meeting for October 2022***

***The October 2022 meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting is postponed until further notice in light of the recent passing of Derrick Huggins, Interim CEO & Executive Director. The packet and information are below.*** The meeting will be held at ...

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Posted on Oct 10 2022

COMET ANNOUNCES THE PASSING OF INTERIM CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

(October 10, 2022) Columbia, SC – With great sadness, the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) family announces that its Interim CEO and Executive Director, Derrick Huggins, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning. A multi-faceted transportation and community leader, Huggins displayed talent, ingenuity, and commitment to everything he touched. He ...

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Posted on Sep 21 2022

Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors' Meeting for September 2022

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors Meeting will be held on the FOURTH Wednesday of each month at NOON, unless otherwise noted. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 in ...

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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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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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