Category Archives: Transportation

Delta Air Lines Celebrates 85 Years in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 8, 2019) – Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE hereafter) is excited to celebrate 85 years of continuous service by Delta Air Lines (Delta hereafter) in Columbia. The airline’s first passenger flight departed Columbia on August 8, 1934. “Delta Air Lines has always been a great partner,” said CAE Executive Director, Mike Gula. “We…
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With New Blended Lane System, TSA Precheck Will Now Always Be Available at CAE

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Thursday, July 25, 2019) – Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE hereafter) will now offer TSA Precheck passengers the same security processing guidelines, no matter the lane they enter from the checkpoint. The new “Blended Lane” system was recently introduced by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA hereafter) and is designed to provide pre-approved passengers with…
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The Walsh Group names Andy Douglas Vice President of Carolinas Transportation

The Walsh Group has announced that Andy Douglas has been promoted to Vice President within its Transportation Group, and he will be responsible for oversight and leadership of projects in their North and South Carolina markets. His responsibilities will also include consultation with owners, monitoring project progress, supervision and review of management systems and staff.…
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The Walsh Group names Andy Douglas Vice of Carolinas Transportation

The Walsh Group has announced that Andy Douglas has been promoted to Vice President within its Transportation Group, and he will be responsible for oversight and leadership of projects in their North and South Carolina markets. His responsibilities will also include consultation with owners, monitoring project progress, supervision and review of management systems and staff.…
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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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