Published on October 11th, 2018 | by Millennium Magazine Staff


RIDE THE VOTE! The COMET to offer free service on Election Day

Columbia, SC – The COMET’s regular transit service will be free on Election Day, November 5, 2018. This effort is to assist in mobility on Election Day by eliminating fares as an economic barrier to exercising the right to vote. A travel trainer is available by appointment to assist individuals or groups with riding The COMET. Contact 803-834-2382 to set up an appointment. The COMET encourages all riders to take advantage of this free service and ride to their polls.

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: or visit


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