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Posted on Nov 03 2023

Public Notice of The COMET Finance Committee Meeting for November/December 2023

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Finance Committee Meeting is held on the SECOND Wednesday of each month at 10:00 A.M, unless otherwise noted.  The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional ...

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Posted on Nov 01 2023

THE COMET FINANCIAL TEAM RECEIVES 6th AWARD FOR FISCAL EXCELLENCE

Honor commends organization’s excellence in handling and reporting all funding, including the Richland County Penny (November 1, 2023) Columbia, SC – Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The ...

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Posted on Oct 19 2023

Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors' Meeting for October 2023

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 next meeting is Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at noon. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional ...

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Posted on Oct 04 2023

Public Notice of The COMET Finance Committee - postponed for October 2023

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Finance Committee Meeting is held on the SECOND Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise stated. The next meeting for Wednesday, October 11, 2023 has been postponed until November. Meetings are recorded and may be ...

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Posted on Oct 04 2023

Public Notice of The COMET Service Committee Meeting for October 2023

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting is held on the SECOND Wednesday of each month at NOON.  The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 ...

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Posted on Oct 04 2023

Public Notice of The COMET Intermodal Committee Meeting on October 11, 2023

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Intermodal Committee will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 in the ...

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Posted on Sep 20 2023

Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors' Meeting for September 2023

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 next meeting is Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at noon. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional ...

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Posted on Sep 11 2023

Public Notice of The COMET Ad Hoc Subcommittee for ED Search Meeting to be held on September 13, 2023

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 Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in-person at 3613 Lucius Road Columbia SC 29201 in the Large Conference Room and ...

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Posted on Sep 06 2023

Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors' Intermodal Subcommittee Meeting on September 13, 2023

A special called meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Intermodal Subcommittee will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 ...

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Posted on Sep 06 2023

Public Notice of The COMET Service Committee Meeting for September 2023

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting is held on the SECOND Wednesday of each month at NOON.  The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 ...

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Posted on Sep 06 2023

Public Notice of The COMET Finance Committee Meeting for September 2023

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Finance Committee Meeting is held on the SECOND Wednesday of each month at 10:00 A.M.  The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – ...

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Posted on Aug 29 2023

COMET TO OFFER INCREASED SERVICE TO LOWER RICHLAND

(August 29, 2023) Columbia, SC – More transit service will soon be available to residents in the Lower Richland community. The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announced that Route 47 will change from a Reflex route to offering Fixed route service beginning Monday, September 25. Per policy, 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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