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The Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 12:00 PM

A meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 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… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
January 23, 2018
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The Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors Meeting – Wednesday 12/20 @ Noon

  A meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 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
December 19, 2017
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COMET Announces Interim Executive Director

COMET Announces Interim Executive Director COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (COMET), has named public transportation veteran Ann August, CCTM as the Interim Executive Director. In March, Bob Schneider announced he… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
May 15, 2017
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Three Additional Trips on Route 28: Midlands Tech Airport on 8/18/16

On Thursday, August 18th, Route 28 will include three additional trips, Monday-Friday.  Parts of Route 28 will be re-routed in downtown Columbia as seen on map below in red (gray is current… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
August 15, 2016
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Vehicle Surveillance RFP Due 09/21/16

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority d/b/a The COMET (referred to as either The COMET or the Authority) will accept proposals from qualified firms with experience in providing and installing an On-Board Video Surveillance System on… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
August 12, 2016
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Detour on Route 11: Fairfield Rd

Detour on Route 11: Fairfield Road  Due to a bridge closure on Old Oak Dr., there is a detour on Route 11: Fairfield Rd.  During the detour the route will run along Beaverbrook Rd to Wakefield Dr.  It will take a right on Wakefield Dr. and then… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
July 15, 2016
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Telephonic Special Meeting of The COMET Executive Committee, Friday, July 1 at 12:00 P.M.

Notice of and Agenda for Telephonic Special Meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Executive Committee Dial-In Information Telephone Number – 1-866-384-1729 Pass Code – 803-753-3232 Friday, July 1, 2016 12:00 noon COMET FACILITY –… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
June 30, 2016
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The COMET Audit History

In support of the community’s expectations for fiscal transparency, The COMET is providing copies of financial audits since 2014 at the link below. 2016-06-27 – The COMET Audit History 2014 to… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
June 27, 2016
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The COMET’s Service Standards Committee to meet on 04/13/16 at 12pm

The COMET’s Service Standards Committee will hold its meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 12:00PM. The meeting will be held at the COMET headquarters facility located at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC. If you are unable to attend the… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
April 11, 2016
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Overview of May 2nd Service Changes

The 101: N. Main Multiple turns in the downtown to go counter clockwise made this into a 75-minute route. The Orbit loop (downtown) will be reversed and the 101 will go back to 60-minutes. The loop through the College Place neighborhood is… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
April 8, 2016