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Transit Service will Resume at 11:00am on Thursday, October 11, 2018 . Please call our inclement weather hotline at 803-255-7118 for updates. Detour Alert: The intersection of College St. and Main St. will be under construction starting tomorrow and will continue for 3 weeks. All routes that use College St. will have to shift north to Pendleton St. Transit Service is running as scheduled.
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RIDE THE VOTE! The COMET to offer free service on Election Day

RIDE THE VOTE! The COMET to offer free service on Election Day Columbia, SC – The COMET’s regular transit service will be free on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2018. This effort is to assist in mobility on Election Day by eliminating fares… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
October 9, 2018
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The COMET is Hosting an El Dorado Hydrogen Bus

The COMET is Hosting an El Dorado Hydrogen Bus Columbia, SC – The COMET is hosting an El Dorado Hydrogen bus on Monday, October 8, 2018 and Tuesday October 9, 2018. This bus is provided by Creative Bus Sales and it is on its way to SARTA (Stark… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
October 8, 2018
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Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors Special Call Board Meeting – 10/03/18 @ 3pm

A special meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 3:00 PM. The meeting will be held at Colliers International, 1301 Gervais Street, Suite 600, Columbia, SC… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
October 3, 2018
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Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors – Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM

A meeting of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Lowell C. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road,… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 25, 2018
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The COMET ANNOUNCE NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS OFFICERS

The COMET ANNOUNCE NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS OFFICERS Columbia, SC – On July 26, 2018, the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors voted in new Board officers. Ron Anderson, the Vice President of Administration for Collier… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 10, 2018
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Special Call COMET Board of Directors Meeting Friday, August 24, 2018

Special Call COMET Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 at 9:30am to be in compliance with FOIA. Call in number:  803-726-9796 enter participant code 373771# Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority SPECIAL… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 23, 2018
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THE COMET TO PROVIDE ON THE RUN II SHUTTLE ON 08/21/18

The COMET to Provide On The Run II Shuttle on 08/21/18 Columbia, SC (August 20, 2018)- The COMET is providing shuttle service to the On The Run II Concert for $3.00. The bus will be picking up at The State Museum and at the Lincoln St. Parking… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 20, 2018
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Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors Meeting 08.22.18

A meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Lowell J. Spires Jr. Regional Transit Facility – 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201. Conference… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 20, 2018
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The COMET Legal RFP – Extension to September 19th

PUBLIC NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) The RFP seeks a prime contractor to provide the scope of services requested herein. The prime contractor shall provide and pay for all materials, tools, equipment, labor and professional and… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 17, 2018
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PUBLIC HEARING ON MODIFICATIONS TO THE COMET FARES AND IMPLMENTATION OF NEW SERVICE ENHANCEMENTS

PUBLIC HEARING ON MODIFICATIONS TO THE COMET FARES AND IMPLMENTATION OF NEW SERVICE ENHANCEMENTS Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by The COMET Board of Directors at Lowell J. Spires Regional Transit Facility, 3613 Lucius… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 17, 2018