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COMET bus off road, down embankment

COMET Bus off of the roadway and down an embankment

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Police are investigating what caused a COMET Bus to go off the road and into an embankment. Columbia Fire officials say it happened on Colonial Drive and Surrey Street around 9am Monday. 10 people, including the bus driver were transported to the hospital, say officials. No word yet on the extent of their injuries. Columbia Police…

COMET bus system implements changes to ward off coronavirus

With the number of people becoming infected with the coronavirus growing , one bus company ismake adjustments to reduce the risk.

Image: The COMET /ABC FILE Columbia, SC (WOLO)- The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) is taking precautionary  measures to prevent the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from affecting our passengers. Below is a list of the changes the transit system has put into effect immediately: Hand sanitizers are installed on all 83 vehicles. Signs are inside all restrooms encouraging people…

COMET wants to hear from riders during public session

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Do you ride The COMET? Officials are hosting a series of listening sessions for the public. According to COMET officials, the sessions allow input on future plans and recommendations for transit system improvement. Participants are asked to come and share their comments, concerns and their vision for the future of transit in the Midlands. Business owners and…

The Comet to offer free rides for Veterans this Veterans Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In honor of Veterans Day, The COMET bus service announced it will offer Free rides for Veterans on Veteran’s Day. COMET’s Executive Director says the free service is a gesture to thank servicemen and women. According to officials, The COMET currently offers half off the regular fares for veterans through the Half-Pass Program, which fares are 75…