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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 to Restore Limited Service on Sunday and Full Service on Monday with Free Service for the Entire Week

posted by Tiffany James
September 15, 2018

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 through 9:00 p.m. as a dial-a-ride service. Customers can call (803) 255-7100 for a ride starting at 11:00 a.m., at least one hour in advance and state the bus stop location that the customer is boarding at. A bus will be dispatched within a 30 minute window time. The last reservation for this special dial-a-ride service is 9:00pm. Service will be provided anywhere along the following Fixed Routes: 6, 11, 12, 31, 32, 42, 45, 55, 75, 76, 77, 82X, 83L, 84, 101, 201, 301, 401, 501, 601, 701 and 801. This dial-a-ride service will be free.

Full regularly scheduled Fixed Route service and DART ADA paratransit will resume on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 4:30 a.m. When the service resumes, we will offer free rides for the entire week for Fixed Routes ending on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. DART rates of $3.00 per trip will apply.

Also, the new Route 22 traveling between Colony Apartments, through Bull Street Development via Harden Street to Five Points and Rosewood Drive will begin on Monday, September 17, 2018 starting at 6:52 a.m. to 6:49 p.m., every 60 minutes.

The public meeting on September 17th from 4:30p.m. – 6:30p.m. at Richland Library Sandhill will be held as scheduled.

Please check our Inclement Weather Hotline at 803-255-7118 or visit us at www.catchthecomet.org for future updates.

The COMET officials are continuing to work with law enforcement and first responders to monitor changing road conditions and will make any adjustments necessary to ensure the safety of our riders.

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.

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, Illinois.

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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