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NEW Customer Service Hours Effective Monday, July 30, 2018!

NEW Customer Service Hours Effective Monday, July 30, 2018!   Ticket Sales and Customer Service at the Transit Center will be as follows: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Weekdays 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Weekends & Holidays* Call Center… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
July 19, 2018
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Installing Benches, Shelters, & Bus Stop Signs: The Top 5 Things You Need To Know

1. Right-of-way is the hardest part. #SCDOT will permit shelters on state property, but without we need easements from private property owners. Power poles tell the story of where the ROW is. 2. Indemnification. In SC, governments cannot… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
July 16, 2018
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The COMET Finance and Service Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The COMET Finance Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:00am and the Service Committee will meet at 12:00pm. Please find attached the agendas for the Finance Committee and Service Committee.  7-11-18 Finance Committee… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
July 10, 2018
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The COMET Auditor REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

PUBLIC NOTICE Click here for the full proposal —> The COMET Auditor RFP 7-11-18 Service Committee Agenda The COMET Auditor RFP Addendum 1 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) The RFP seeks a prime contractor to provide the scope of services… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
July 5, 2018
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Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors Meeting – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM

A meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the COMET headquarters facility located at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC. If you are unable to attend… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
June 26, 2018
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Open House at The COMET

    Drop-In and help us celebrate our former Interim Executive Director Ann August and our former board member Jennifer Harding.   Also, please help us welcome our new Executive Director John Andoh and our new Board Member… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
June 26, 2018
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The COMET is FREE on Dump The Pump Day, June 21!!!

  13TH ANNUAL NATIONAL DUMP THE PUMP DAY TO BE HELD ON JUNE 21 Dump the Pump. Ride Public Transit. (Columbia, SC) The COMET will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the 13th annual National Dump the… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
June 20, 2018
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NOTICE OF INTENT TO SOLE SOURCE

3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201 NOTICE OF INTENT TO SOLE SOURCE – USSC  – When we (The COMET) ordered our 2010 New Flyer buses, they came equipped with USSC seating driver seats. The seats are in need of replacement. We will order… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
June 15, 2018
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Connection Protection Zone at Walmart in Harbison – Temporary Routing

Construction will begin on Monday, June 18, 2018, for the connection protection zone at Walmart in Harbison.  The entire island we normally service for 801, 82X, and 83L will be under construction including concrete for bus shelters, benches, a… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
June 15, 2018
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The COMET Finance and Service Committee Meetings – Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 11:00am & 12:00pm.

The COMET Finance Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 11:00am and the Service Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:00pm.   6-13-18 Service Committee Agenda 6-13-18 Finance Committee… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
June 11, 2018