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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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Public Notice of The COMET Service Committee Meeting for July 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting will be held Wednesday July 14, 2021 at NOON. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility –… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
July 7, 2021
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Public Notice of The COMET Finance Committee Meeting for July 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Finance Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 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
July 7, 2021
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Public Notice of The COMET Service Committee Meeting for June 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Service Committee Meeting will be held Wednesday June 9, 2021 at NOON. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility –… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
June 4, 2021
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Public Notice for The COMET Finance Subcommittee Meeting for June 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) Board of Directors Finance Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 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
June 4, 2021
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Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors’ Meeting for June 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors will be held on  Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at noon.  The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
June 4, 2021
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Public Notice for The COMET’s June 2021 COVID-19 Ad-Hoc Subcommittee Meeting

Meetings of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors COVID – 19 Ad-Hoc Subcommittee  are held on the SECOND Friday of each month at 10:00 A.M.   The next meeting is Friday, June 11, 2021 and will be held at the Lowell… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
June 4, 2021
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Public Notice of The COMET Board of Directors’ Meeting for May 2021

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors will be held on  May 26, 2021 at noon.  The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 in the… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
May 19, 2021
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THE COMET PARTNERS WITH UBER, LYFT AND UNITED WAY OF THE MIDLANDS TO HELP INCREASE TRANSPORTATION ACCESS TO COVID-19 VACCINES

(May 17, 2021) Columbia, SC –The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) is partnering with rideshare programs, Uber and Lyft, and the United Way of the Midlands to provide access to rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
May 17, 2021
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COMET STAFF EARNS TOP CERTIFICATION IN TRANSIT MANAGEMENT

(May 11, 2021) Columbia, SC –The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announces that five staff members have successfully completed the Westgate Center for Leadership and Management Development Transit Paratransit Management… [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
May 11, 2021
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Public Notice for The COMET COVID-19 Ad-Hoc Subcommittee Meetings for May 2021

Meetings of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors COVID – 19 Ad-Hoc Subcommittee  are held on the SECOND and the FOURTH Friday of each month at 10:00 A.M.  The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr…. [Read More]

posted by Pamela Bynoe-Reed
May 4, 2021