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

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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 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.
Jul 22 2024

Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors' Meeting for July 2024

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 the Derrick E. Huggins Conference […]
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Jul 06 2024

Public Hearing on Richland Penny Tax to be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

A public hearing of the Penny Tax will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at Richland County Administration Building at 2020 Hampton Street. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend. The COMET is expected to receive 22% of the Penny should it be extended.
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Jul 05 2024

Notice of Cancellation/Postponement of The COMET July 2024 Committee Meetings

The following regularly scheduled Committee Meetings of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) are postponed for July 2024: Committee Meetings are expected to resume on a regular schedule in August 2024 on the second Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted.
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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.
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