Alerts

Closed Memorial Day

COMO Connect and all city offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 in honor of Memorial Day. No buses will be running. Normal service resumes Tuesday, May 26.

Thank you to all the brave men and women who have served our country and sacrificed so much for all of us.

10Red/Downtown Detour

PaquinStDetour_May15_Detour Map

The #10-Red/Downtown bus route will be slightly detoured near Paquin St. on Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday, May 27 due to a scheduled road closure near Hitt Street. The detoured route will continue west across College Ave. on University Ave., and returning to normal route at University and Hitt Street. The bus will not be able to travel down Paquin Street. Customers at Paquin Towers can catch the bus one block south at University and Matthews.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

More info: This scheduled road closures will allow Columbia Water & Light crews to complete a new electric feeder line project that started last summer. The #2A/B-Gold route detour on Elm Street in the same area will be lifted as of Saturday, May 23 as the construction crew moves to this new area. Work is weather dependent and road closure dates may be adjusted as needed.

2A/B Gold Detour ends early

 

UPDATE: #2-Gold buses will resume normal route along Elm St. on Saturday, May 23rd and this detour along Locust St will no longer be in place. Columbia Water & Light department finished the first phase of the electrical project ahead of schedule and are reopening the road early. The second phase of the project and road closure will affect the #10-Red/Downtown route and it will be on a new detour starting Tuesday, May 26 through Wednesday, May 27. 

Click here for details on the #10-Red/Downtown route detour in the same area starting Tuesday, May 26.

ElmSt_May15_Detour Map

Due to a construction project and road closures at the intersection of Elm and 10th St in downtown Columbia, the #2-Gold bus routes will be detouring Elm Street until the project is completed in mid-June. Both directions of the route (2A-Gold and 2B-Gold) will travel west and east along Locust Street between Providence Rd and Hitt St, just one block north of its normal route along Elm St.  Bus stops along Elm St will be temporarily closed during the route detour, and customers can catch the bus along Locust St.

More info: Road closures from May 18-22, and partial lane closures in the area until June 12 will allow Columbia Water & Light crews to complete a new electric feeder line project that started last summer. Work is weather dependent and road closure dates may be adjusted as needed.

18 & under ride free!

COMO Connect is now completely FREE for riders 18 years of age and under!

 

With buses running from 6:25am-8pm Monday-Friday, new bus stops at each public high school, and easy live GPS bus tracking, students always have a ride to school and more options for a safe ride home. We even color coordinated the bus routes with your school colors for Battle High School, Hickman High School, and Rock Bridge High School!

If you’re in school, make sure to show the driver your school ID when boarding so they know your ride is free! Smaller children may not need to verify age if they are clearly under 18 years of age.

Under 18 and don’t attend a public school? That’s ok too! Just call COMO Connect’s customer service line and we’ll get you a Youth Ride Free pass.

Click here for more info on routes serving your school and contact customer service for help with trip planning!

 


 

Parents and guardians should always make sure kids know how to safely navigate public transportation and practice what to do if they get lost or confused. Always ask a bus driver if you need help!