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October 13, 2014

MCI Rolls Into EXPO with its Greenest Commuter Coach

MCI’s latest appearance at EXPO will feature a Houston Metro clean-diesel Commuter Coach; a 40-foot CNG model and a pilot coach with new Bendix braking and a ZF axle system.


August 16, 2012

MCI completes GO Transit order

The Commuter Coaches feature 57 comfortable forward-facing seats by Amaya, a Braun wheelchair lift, overhead airflow controls, LED interior lighting including reading lights, and other comforts designed to attract suburban and other distance commuters.


October 4, 2011

MCI honors La.'s Calco Travel, L.A. DOT for raising service standards

Callen Hotard, president, and his wife Coleen, vice president, have worked hard to raise industry standards in the Gulf Coast region. LADOT's 84 new, 40-foot, CNG-powered Commuter Coaches are ideal for serving the agency’s upscale Commuter Express routes.


May 26, 2011

MCI to supply Los Angeles with 84 Commuter Coaches

The CNG-powered 40-foot coaches will be the first MCI models in the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s fleet. Each coach will be wheelchair-lift equipped and feature MCI’s Cummins ISL G 8.9 liter, 320hp engine, which meets 2010 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California’s California Air Resource Board (CARB) standards.


May 25, 2011

MCI delivers to Minnesota, Texas

Two Minneapolis area transit agencies have added a total of eight Commuter Coaches. Houston-based Continental Bus Lines received its first new motorcoach, a J4500.


April 6, 2010

MCI tours CNG-equipped Commuter Coach

Tour will demonstrate the benefits of CNG to transit executives nationwide. The manufacturer is borrowing the coach from longtime customer NJ Transit. The touring model comes complete with a new Cummins CNG-powered engine.


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