Comet riders to pay higher fees

COLUMBIA – Blythewood COMET (Blythewood Express) riders will be facing some changes in the next few weeks according to John Andoh, Director of The COMET.

The cost of one-way bus trips and one-day all access passes will go up starting Jan. 29. A regular one-way trip will cost $2, up from $1.50. One-day all access bus passes will cost $4, up from $3.

Riders will no longer be able to buy five-day all access passes, 10-ride passes or DART tokens.

The price of seven-day all access passes will remain $14 and 31-day all access passes will remain $40.

Half-price fares and passes will still available for eligible riders. The costs for these fares will rise accordingly with the one-way and one-day prices.

For more information about bus fare changes, go to catchthecomet.org.