The MCI Commuter Coach ranked third in National Bus Trader’s fourth quarter trend report, two spots behind MCI’s nine-year, top-selling J4500, which is sold primarily to the tour and charter market.
Patrick Scully, vice president of MCI Public Sector, said “We’re very pleased with our customer delivery record for 2012. We completed major deliveries to LA DOT, New York MTA and GO Transit along with over 40 other public sector customers in 2012. As we look forward to 2013 and beyond, we anticipate continued success for our customers as they experience ridership increases and as we continue to advance our industry leading D-Series product platform.”
According to the American Public Transit Association, quarterly ridership numbers continue to grow as younger riders and an aging population turn toward reliable, accessible public transportation.
Only MCI offers public transit and government agencies an Altoona-Tested, Buy America-compliant Commuter Coach in three clean-power options—clean-diesel, hybrid and CNG.
Scully said “We have a long history serving the public, and the data confirms how well the MCI Commuter Coach performs in both reliability and total cost of ownership for our customers. It offers 42 percent greater seating capacity than a comparable transit bus at a cost that’s 15 percent lower per seat.”