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Executive Director Position Available with The COMET

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (CMRTA)/dba The COMET is currently seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director/CEO.  The COMET keeps the buses, the people and in so many ways, the vibrant pace of The COMET moving. … [Read More]

posted by Chernoff Newman
October 3, 2017
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The COMET Committee Meetings Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The COMET will hold the following committee meetings on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Executive Director Search Committee – 10:00 am Finance Committee – 11:00 am Service Committee – 12:00 pm These meetings will be held at The… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 12, 2017
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Route Detour Update – 10am 9/12/17

As of 10:00am on September 12th, The COMET is running as scheduled; however, there are some delays and detours due to Tropical Storm Irma.  Here are the route updates at this time:   The inbound Route 47: Lower Richland has a down power… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 12, 2017
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Inclement Weather Update 8:00 am, 9/12/17

There are no detours our major delays at this time. We are running all routes as… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 12, 2017
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Inclement Weather Update 5:30pm, 9/11/17

Route Updates Due to Tropical Storm Irma: On Route 301: Farrow Rd inbound at College and Farrow, there is a tree down on the Farrow Rd. side. This is causing a delay in service. No detour. On Route 62: Hopkins, there is a power line down…. [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 11, 2017
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The Soda Cap Connector and The Blythewood Express Launches on September 1st

The Soda Cap Connector and The Blythewood Express Launches on September 1st The COMET will be launching The Soda Cap Connector and The Blythewood Express on September 1st.  There will be a press conference held at the Coble Plaza at 10am on… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 31, 2017
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The COMET Board of Directors Meeting – 08/23/17 at 12pm

A meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the COMET headquarters facility located at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC.   If you are… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 23, 2017
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Park-and-Ride Options for the Eclipse

Keep in mind that you can park and ride if you are planning to go downtown for the Eclipse Festivities!  Here are some options: Harbison Area: Near the Harbison Walmart parking lot near Sam’s Club gas station; Follow bus route 34 to… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 21, 2017
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THE ECLIPSE IS COMING! – Here are a Few Things to Remember

THE ECLIPSE IS COMING! Monday, August 21st Please be prepared and be safe. Here are a few things to remember: Do not stare directly at the sun without “CE” certified glasses. The bus will pull over on the side of the road… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 17, 2017
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MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE

MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE  The COMET Service Committee and Finance Committee meetings scheduled for August 9, 2017 has been CANCELLED.  Next Regular Meeting will be held on September 13,… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 4, 2017