The COMET - Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority

The COMET - Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority

Bus, Limo & Taxi Services

About Us

The COMET is a service of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority and provides countywide public transit services on 34 fixed routes, three ReFlex services, vanpool service for commuters, subsidy programs with Lyft and DART for transportation to grocery stores and at night, ADA complementary paratransit service throughout Richland and portions of Lexington County and eight Blue Bike bikeshare stations in Downtown Columbia.

The COMET transports approximately 2.8 million passenger trips a year on a fleet of more than 80 buses, vans and trolleys. Transit services are provided under contract with RATPDev USA, Enterprise Holdings, Lyft, and Bewegen.

#CatchTheCOMET...We Will Take You There!

Video Media


UofSC Transit, Powered by The COMET
COMET 40' Bus
COMET Central @ Laurel & Sumter
BlueBikeSC & The COMET
Foodshare Initiative at COMET Central
Soda Cap Connector Trolley

Rep/Contact Info

Card image cap
Blake Gibbons
Transit Services Intern