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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
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Invitation for Bid – Bus Gate

Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority dba Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Bus Gate Invitation For Bid – Bus Gate IFB Columbia, South Carolina Date: May 24, 2018 Due Date: June 29, 2016 Time: 3:00… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
June 11, 2018
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Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors – Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

A meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 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
May 21, 2018
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Rosewood Crawfish Festival Detour – May 12, 2018

CRAWFISH FESTIVAL ~ Route #201 Detour ~ Saturday, May 12, 2018 RTE. #201 ROSEWOOD/ROSEHILL (OUTBOUND) START AT SUMTER & LAUREL…CONTINUE ON SUMTER ST. TURN LEFT ON PENDLETON ST. TURN RIGHT ON LAURENS ST. TURN… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
May 12, 2018
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The COMET Service Committee will meet 05/09 & The COMET Finance Committee will meet 05/14

The COMET Service Committee will meet on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:00pm. The meeting will be held in the 2nd floor conference room located at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC. 20180509 Service Committee Agenda The COMET Finance Committee will… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
May 8, 2018
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The COMET to Expand Services May 7th

For Immediate Release May 4, 2018 Contact: Tiffany James Tiffany.James@catchthecomet.org   May 7th 2018 Service Changes across the service area including the Northwest, Northeast, and Southeast The COMET is required to reduce the… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
May 4, 2018
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Alternate Route Options to Route 22

As of May 7, 2018 route 22 will no longer be in operation.  Please consider using these other routes to visit destinations in Columbia that Route 22 (red-dotted line) served: Palmetto Health Richland – The 301, Route 11 Benedict… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
May 3, 2018