Category Archives: Transportation

ECM Support Services Launches The First The Comet Vanpool Program

Columbia, SC – In December 2018, The COMET launched The COMET Vanpool, a one-year pilot to subsidize 20 purple and white vans at $500 per month not to exceed $120,000 per year as long as van originates or ends in Richland or Lexington Counties. The service is provided by Commute With Enterprise. The first The…
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Southeastern Freight Lines Promotes Mike Redden to Director of National Accounts

LEXINGTON, S.C. (April 23, 2019) – Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Mike Redden has been promoted to director of national accounts. In his new role, Redden will manage Southeastern’s team of national account managers, including educating the sales team on Southeastern service offerings and serving as an…
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The COMET and Blue Bike Forms Partnership News Conference

Columbia, SC - On Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., The COMET will hold a press conference at the Blue Bike Station in front of Columbia City Hall to showcase the new partnership between The COMET and Blue Bike. Columbia’s bike share system, Blue Bike SC, will grow by 8 fully functional, docked stations…
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Southeastern Freight Lines Serves 3,617 Hours in 2018

Employees Give Back Through “Southeastern Serves” Program LEXINGTON, S.C. (Jan. 28, 2019) – Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced its participation in 3,617 total hours of community service, completing 90 projects, in 2018 as part of the “Southeastern Serves” program. Southeastern Serves is a program dedicated to giving…
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CDM Smith Wins Construction Management and Inspection Contract for SCDOT’s Carolina Crossroads Project

COLUMBIA, South Carolina—CDM Smith is pleased to announce that it was recently selected by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) to lead construction management and owner verification testing and inspection for the Carolina Crossroads Interstate-20/26/126 improvement project. According to the project’s website, Carolina Crossroads is “the number one interstate priority for South Carolina,” and,…
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Robert D. “Robby” Robbins named Chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission

Robert D. "Robby" Robbins, of Summerville, was named Chairman of the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Commission on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, during the commission’s monthly meeting in Columbia. Robbins, a Commissioner representing the 1st Congressional District, had been serving as Vice Chairman of the Commission. He joined the SCDOT Commission in 2016. "I…
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Grab a Seat & a Great Read on Future Rides with The COMET

Columbia, SC- Get ready to catch your next read on The COMET. Richland Library is carpooling with the local transit service to offer a traveling collection, titled Books on the Bus. Starting January 22, riders can borrow a book from a collection basket on The COMET to read en route or take with them to…
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