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Seeking Active Riders to Serve on The COMET Board

Exciting News! The Columbia City Council is appointing a new member for The COMET Board and is accepting applications from The COMET’s active riders! Go to https://www.columbiasc.net/boards-commissions to apply! Deadline – Applications are… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
February 4, 2016
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INTENT TO AWARD

INTENT TO AWARD Posting Date: December 10, 2015 Solicitation— 201507 Vehicle Procurement The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (CMRTA) intends to award the contract for Vehicle Procurement to New Flyer of America Inc. Unless… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
December 10, 2015
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Stuff-A-Bus 2015

  Help Spread the Christmas Cheer by Donating Toys to Children Across the Midlands!!!! Here’s when you can donate at the following Walmart locations: December 4th – 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Columbia, SC – 5420 Forest Drive Lexington -… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
December 3, 2015
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The COMET Board of Directors and Committee Meetings: October 28

The COMET’s Board of Directors will hold its October Board Meeting on October 28, 2015 at 12:00 noon in the Large Conference Room located on the 2nd floor of The COMET’s Headquarters, 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC. Also, the COMET’s… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
October 27, 2015
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The Columbia Poet Laureate Ed Madden, One Columbia, and The COMET To Launch Poetry 101

For Immediate Release October 20, 2015 The Columbia Poet Laureate Ed Madden, One Columbia, and The COMET are partnering to bring poetry to The COMET this fall. Poetry on The COMET, Madden’s first major project as the city’s laureate,… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
October 20, 2015
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The COMET Will Resume Regular Service Hours on Tuesday, October 13; Free Fares Until October 18

The COMET will resume regular service hours on all routes except Route 88 Crosstown on Tuesday, October 13. Service on all routes running will begin and end at their regular scheduled times. Though Route 47 Lower Richland does not usually run on… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
October 12, 2015
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Service Update: The COMET Is Back

The COMET is operating on all routes except Route 88 as close to a full schedule as road conditions and emergency response will allow. Also, operating hours have been adjusted to comply with the current curfew. DART service is available for… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
October 9, 2015
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The COMET Service Update

For Immediate Release October 8, 2015 The COMET’s last bus will be leaving the Transit Center tonight approximately at 10:00pm in order to comply with the Richland County mandatory curfew at 12:00am. . All routes are running except for Route… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
October 8, 2015
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The COMET Running Limited Service Until 8 P.M., To Resume at 6:30 A.M. on Thursday

The COMET was given clearance this afternoon to resume limited service on eight special routes. This service will be provided fare-free and will run until 8:00 P.M. this evening. This limited service will then resume at 6:30 A.M. on Thursday,… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
October 7, 2015
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The COMET will offer free fares when service resumes

posted by The COMET
October 7, 2015