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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
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Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors Special Call Meeting – Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 12:00 PM

A Special call meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 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… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
April 4, 2017
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Where is my transit stop sign?

Where is that stop?  It was there yesterday.  In fact, one sign or another has been there for twenty years.  Why is it gone now?  The answer: motorists.  The COMET is losing a stop per week, on average, to careless motorists and it can take a… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
March 21, 2017
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The Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM

A meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 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 The COMET
March 17, 2017
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Progress on Crowson Road!

A hundred feet of concrete, that’s what we are excited about.  Our contractor AOS is putting the finishing touches on our connection protection zone for the 401, and routes 45, 46, and 47 on Crowson Road between Devine St. and Fort Jackson Blvd…. [Read More]

posted by The COMET
March 16, 2017
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The COMET Board of Director’s will hold a Special Call Meeting 03/16/17 @ 12pm

The COMET Board of Director’s will hold a Special Call Meeting on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 12:00pm. The meeting will be held at the COMET headquarters facility located at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC. If you are unable to attend the… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
March 15, 2017
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St. Patrick Day Detour – March 18, 2017

PATRICK’S DAY ~ BUS DETOURS ~ March 17–19, 2017 RTE. #401 GARNERS FERRY (OUTBOUND) TRAVEL REGULAR ROUTE OUTBOUND TO MILLWOOD AND GERVAIS STREET TURN RIGHT ONTO MILLWOOD AVE. TURN RIGHT ONTO WOODROW STREET TURN LEFT ONTO DEVINE… [Read More]

posted by The COMET
March 13, 2017
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Central Midlands Transit Service Committee Meeting – Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 12:00 PM

A meeting of the Central Midlands Transit Service Committee will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 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 The COMET
March 7, 2017