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TAKE THE FREE SODA CAP CONNECTOR ROUTE 3 SERVICE TO COLUMBIA FIREFLIES GAMES IN AUGUST

posted by Tiffany James
August 9, 2018

For Immediate Release

August 9, 2018

Tiffany S. James

Tiffany.james@catchthecomet.org

 

TAKE THE FREE SODA CAP CONNECTOR ROUTE 3 SERVICE TO SPIRIT COMMUNICATIONS PARK DURING COLUMBIA FIREFLIES GAMES IN AUGUST

Columbia, SC (August 9, 2018) – The Fireflies and The COMET have partnered to create the Soda Cap Connector Route 3. This route is a shuttle designed to serve attendees of Fireflies baseball games with a ride from downtown corridors to the Bull Street Development for free during the month of August for home games.

Soda Cap Connector Route 3 will operate along Laurel, Sumter, Gervais, Assembly, Main, Richland and Bull Streets to Sprit Communications Park. The service begins 1 hour before the game up to 1 hour after the game, with one bus operating approximately every 20 minutes.  The route is free to all customers.

Customers can flag the bus down along Laurel, Sumter, Gervais, Assembly, Main, Richland and Bull Streets to Sprit Communications Park.

The game times are as follows:

  • A 2:05 p.m. game would have service from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • A 6:05 p.m. game would have service from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • A 7:05 p.m. game would have service from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Soda Cap Connector Route 3 will operate on the following game days in August 2018:

  • August 1 – 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 7 – 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 8– 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 9– 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 10– 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 11 – 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • August 12 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • August 13– 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 23– 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 24– 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 25 – 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • August 26 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • August 27 – 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 28– 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 29– 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • August 30– 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

This new route benefits the Columbia Firefiles as it seeks to decrease traffic and manage parking.

For The COMET Route and Schedule information, please call (803) 255-7100, TDD/TTY: 711 through the relay service, email: info@catchthecomet.org or visit www.catchthecomet.org.

About The COMET

The COMET is a service of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority and provides countywide public transit services on 35 fixed routes, two ReFlex services and DART ADA complementary paratransit service throughout Richland and western Lexington Counties. The COMET transports approximately 2.8 million passenger trips a year on a fleet of 81 buses and vans. Transit services are provided under contract with Transdev Service, Inc of Lombard, Illinos.

For additional The COMET information, please call (803) 255-7100, TDD/TTY: 711 through the relay service, email: info@catchthecomet.org or visit www.catchthecomet.org.

 

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