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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 Summer Half Price Special

  The COMET Summer Half Price Special The COMET will be selling 31-day fare cards for half price as a summer special from May 1, 2018 through July 31, 2018. Regular 31-day cards will cost $20 and half pass fare cards (for seniors, Medicare… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
May 1, 2018
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METHODOLOGY FOR DETERMINING DBE GOAL (49 CFR § 26.45) – Federal Fiscal Years 2017, 2018, and 2019

CENTRAL MIDLANDS REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY METHODOLOGY FOR DETERMINING DBE GOAL (49 CFR § 26.45) Federal Fiscal Years 2017, 2018, and 2019   OVERALL GOAL The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (CMRTA) dba The COMET… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
April 27, 2018
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NOTICE OF “PROPOSED” FFY17-19 DBE GOAL

CENTRAL MIDLANDS REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY dba THE COMET  NOTICE OF “PROPOSED” FFY17-19 DBE GOAL  In accordance with 49 CFR §26, the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority dba The COMET has established a proposed overall goal… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
April 27, 2018
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The COMET Transit Leadership Academy Application – Now Closed.

  The COMET is no longer accepting applications for the upcoming Transit Leadership Academy, starting Monday April 23rd and running until June 11, 2018.  This program will last for eight consecutive Mondays, from 5:50pm to 8:00pm, The COMET… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
April 6, 2018
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The COMET’s Purple Heart Bus is Ready for Service!

For Immediate Release March 20, 2018 Contact: Tiffany James Tiffany.james@catchthecomet.org   The COMET announces that its newly designed Purple Heart bus is ready for service in recognition of the contributions our Purple Heart… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
March 20, 2018
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DBE Public Participation Meeting 03/29/18

posted by Tiffany James
March 20, 2018
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: PROPOSED May 2018 Service Changes

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING and MEETINGS REGARDING THE COMET’S PROPOSED Service Changes across the service area including the Northeast, Southeast, Lexington Routes   The COMET is required to reduce the number of service hours by 4,900 to… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
March 8, 2018
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Poems on the COMET 2018 – Extended Deadline March 9th

Poems on the COMET 2018 CALL FOR POEMS Theme: Two Cities In fall 2015, poems appeared on Columbia’s buses, telling the stories of the city. In spring 2017, we saw poems about rivers posted on city buses and on movie screens during the… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
March 2, 2018