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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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The COMET Volunteers at Salvation Army through the United Way

Last Thursday, September 18th, The COMET staff volunteered at the Salvation Army for their monthly staff outing.  We are dedicated to giving back to the Midlands community whether we are connecting communities with mobility options or helping our… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 26, 2018
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Newberry County Library Public Meeting – September 25th

Join Us For A Public Meeting!   The COMET will be hosting a public meeting: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Newberry County Library 1100 Friend St, Newberry, SC 29108 Between 6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.   For the purpose of discussing… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 20, 2018
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The COMET to Hold A Ribbon Cutting for New Route 22

The COMET to Hold A Ribbon Cutting for New Route 22 The COMET implemented a new Route 22 on Monday, September 17th, 2018.  Route 22 travels between Colony Apartments, through Bull Street Development via Harden Street to Five Points and Rosewood… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 20, 2018
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Route 22 Starts Monday, September 17, 2018

We are excited to announce that the new Route 22 will begin on Monday, September 17th.  Route 22 will be traveling between Colony Apartments, through Bull Street Development via Harden Street to Five Points and Rosewood Drive will begin on… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 16, 2018
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The COMET to Restore Limited Service on Sunday and Full Service on Monday with Free Service for the Entire Week

The COMET to Restore Limited Service on Sunday and Full Service on Monday with Free Service for the Entire Week   Columbia, SC – The COMET will be restoring limited transit services on Sunday, September 16, 2018 starting at 12:00 noon… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 15, 2018
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INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATE – SERVICE SUSPENSION AT 5:30 PM 09/13/18

  INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATE Columbia, SC – In the wake of Hurricane Florence, The COMET will be suspending all transit services after the 5:30p.m. departure from routine terminals on Thursday, September 13th until further notice. Please check… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 12, 2018
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The COMET Transit Leadership Academy is Now Accepting Applications

Hello All, The COMET is accepting applications for the upcoming Transit Leadership Academy, starting September 17, 2018 and running until October 23, 2018.  For seven consecutive Mondays in the fall, from 5:50pm to 8:00pm, The COMET staff will… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
September 4, 2018
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The COMET Proposed Fare Service Enhancements in 2018 – 2019 and Public Meetings/Hearing

THE COMET WILL HAVE SEVERAL PUBLIC MEETINGS TO DISCUSS SERVICE AND FARE ENHANCEMENTS FOR 2018-2019 Columbia, SC – A public hearing will be held by The COMET Board of Directors at Lowell J. Spires Regional Transit Facility, 3613 Lucius Road,… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 30, 2018
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Catch The COMET and Route 1870!

Hop on the Route 1870 at the corner of Taylor and Oak Streets in Columbia and ride in style to Irmo High School off St. Andrews Road and Avery Lane to watch the Yellow Jackets battle it out! Click here for more info:  Catch The COMET and Route… [Read More]

posted by Tiffany James
August 30, 2018
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On The Run II Tour Shuttle and Route

posted by Tiffany James
August 17, 2018