The COMET is a transit system for everyone.
We keep the Midlands moving.

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Routes

Schedules and Maps

Select a Route

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Track My Bus

Get real-time bus departures by stop ID or route. Enter "33" before your stop ID for tracking by stop.
Get Arrivals

Download the Transit App to plan your route, buy your pass and track your bus.

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Additional Apps to Help You Catch The COMET

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MOOVIT App

Moovit is like a personal assistant for your transit rides. It tracks real-time arrivals, alerts and more, so you can easily ride The COMET and stay up to date as you plan your trip.
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Token Transit

Token Transit is an easy, quick and convenient way to buy bus passes for The COMET straight from your phone.

News, Information 
& Business

Check here to find out about the latest with The COMET.
Jun 21 2024

Notice of The COMET Board of Directors' Meeting for June 2024

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at NOON. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 in the Derrick E. Huggins Boardroom, 2nd Floor. CALL TO THE PUBLIC […]
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Jun 10 2024

70 Years of Impact: Sarah Mae Flemming

Sarah Mae Flemming is a champion and hero of civil rights thanks to her brave contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in 1954. Her legacy and actions were instrumental in helping end segregation in the United States. Flemming was born June 28, 1933 as the oldest of seven children. She grew up on her family’s […]
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Jun 06 2024

Public Notice of The COMET Service Committee Meeting for June 2024

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at 12:00 PM, at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 in the Derrick E. Huggins Board Room, 2nd Floor. Due to […]
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Leadership

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) is led by an Executive Director/CEO, dedicated staff, and board of directors. Our team is proud of the work we do to keep the Midlands moving.
See Our Board of Directors