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The COMET Ribbon Cutting 06/21/17 at 11am

For Immediate Release June 15, 2017 Tiffany.james@CatchTheCOMET.org There will be a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 21st at the Lowell C. Spires Administrative, Maintenance, and Operations Building at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC, 29201… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
June 20, 2017
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The COMET Service Committee Meeting – Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 12:00pm

The COMET Service Committee will hold its monthly meeting on June 14, 2017 at 12:00pm. The meeting will take place in the large conference room located at The COMET Headquarters at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC. 20170614 Service Committee… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
June 13, 2017
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Central Midlands Finance Committee Meeting – Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM

A meeting of the Central Midlands Finance Committee will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM. The meeting will be held at the COMET headquarters facility located at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC. 20170614 Finance Committee… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
June 13, 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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Central Midlands Transit Finance Committee Meeting – 05/10 @ 11am

A meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Finance Committee will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM. 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 10, 2017
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Central Midlands Transit Service Committee – 05/10 @ 12pm

A meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Service Committee will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 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 unable to attend… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
May 9, 2017
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The COMET Celebrates 125 Years of Mobility in the Midlands

The COMET Celebrates 125 years of Mobility in the Midlands Columbia, SC. – The COMET invites you to join us on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 10am at the Transit Center to celebrate its 125th year of transit in the midlands.  The COMET story began in… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
April 26, 2017
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Original Route 47 Restored effective May 1st

Route 47 will be restored back to it’s original route effective May 1, 2017.  The turn-by-turns for this route is listed below. ROUTE 47: LOWER RICHLAND TURN-BY-TURNS ~ MONDAY THRU FRIDAY ~   OUTBOUND   LEAVE GARAGE… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
April 17, 2017
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New Bench on Shakespeare and Risley Road!

Thanks to our friends at the Richland County Office of Community Development we have this new bench (with a shelter on the way) at the corner of Shakespeare and Risley, not far from the Columbia Place Mall.  There is a new workforce housing… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
April 11, 2017
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New Buses Are Here!

What’s 245 feet long, pink, and ready to roll?  The seven 35-foot buses now on The COMET’s lot.  The last of our first order of New Flyer vehicles just rolled onto the lot and our mechanics, vinyl wrappers, and inspectors are busy getting… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
April 10, 2017