The next COMET public listening sessions will be held in Chapin this Monday, June 24.

The sessions are being held throughout the Midlands to solicit input on future plans and recommendations for transit system improvements. 

Attendees are asked to come and share their comments, concerns and vision for the future of transit in the Midlands. Business owners, employees, residents, church representatives, riders, non-riders and visitors are encouraged to attend. The goal is to receive feedback on how to make The COMET more efficient and convenient for everyone. Come and let your voice be heard.

The Chapin session will be held 6:30 – 7:50 pm at the Chapin Branch Library at 129 NW Columbia Avenue.

The COMET is a service of the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority and provides countywide public transit services on 38 fixed routes, two ReFlex services, with a vanpool service, subsidy programs with Lyft and Uber, 10 bikeshare stations in Columbia and DART ADA complementary paratransit service throughout Richland and eastern Lexington Counties. The COMET transports about 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 more information call 803-255-7100, TDD/TTY: 711 through the relay service, e-mail: [email protected] or visit


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