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Effective Immediately, The COMET and Soda Cap bus stop at 1401 Assembly St. (Assembly Washington NB (867) will be inactive due to construction through March 2023. Affected routes: Soda Caps 1 & 4 COMET: 21,42, 44x, 61,91,92, and 401 Effective immediately: NO eating/drinking on the buses until the pandemic is over in order to comply with the Federal mask requirements Effective Immediately, per CDC Guidelines, Masks Must Be Worn When Using The COMET and Accessing its Facilities! TransLoc and My Transit Manager is not available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. A new system will be available in March of 2021
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CATCH THE COMET FOR FREE TO VOTE ON TUESDAY NOV. 16!

Runoff Elections include Columbia Mayoral Race, City Council At-Large   (November 12, 2021) Columbia, SC – The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) wants to help riders exercise their right to vote. The COMET fixed… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
November 12, 2021
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Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors’ Meeting for November/December 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at NOON. This meeting will occur in the place of both the months of November and December due to the… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
November 4, 2021
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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… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
November 3, 2021
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Public Notice of The COMET Finance Committee Meeting for November/December 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Finance Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 10:00 A.M.  The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
November 3, 2021
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DERRICK HUGGINS NAMED INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT THE COMET

(November 1, 2021) Columbia, SC –The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announced today that it has named Derrick Huggins as the Interim Executive Director after a unanimous vote from The COMET’s Board of Directors at their… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
November 1, 2021
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LIFELINE 31-DAY TRANSIT PASS NOW AVAILABLE TO LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS IN RICHLAND COUNTY

(October 22, 2021) Columbia, SC – The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announced a new Richland County Lifeline Program which will provide transit passes for low-income residents. For those who need social services, health… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
October 22, 2021
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Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors’ Meeting for October 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors will be held on  Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at noon.  The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia,… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
October 21, 2021
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Notice of Access Advisory Committee Meeting to be held on October 21, 2021

The COMET Access Advisory Committee October 21, 2021 Zoom Virtual https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81598769508  Meeting ID: 815 9876 9508 Passcode: none needed 1-301-715-8592 10:00AM   Agenda Here: AAC Agenda for 10-21-21… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
October 20, 2021
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Public Notice Regarding Special Board of Directors Meeting on October 20, 2021

Public Notice Regarding Special Board of Directors Meeting on October 20, 2021   A special called meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
October 18, 2021
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Public Notice of The COMET Service Committee Meeting for October 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting will be held Wednesday October 13, 2021 at NOON. This meeting will have a special section dedicated to responding to the COVID-19… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
October 5, 2021