Awards and Recognition

2013

GO Riteway's 3rd Generation Moves Forward Assuming a Greater Role in the Family Business

RJ and Wendy Bast, grandchildren of Riteway Bus founders, Roland (Rollie) and Pearl Bast have moved into key management roles in the Family Business. Read the article here.

Stuff the Bus... School Supplies Drive 2013

GO Riteway Transportation Group partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County and their community partners in the annual Stuff the Bus Campaign and Back 2 School Fair.  These programs assist families in need, within Washington County, with school supplies.

United Way Impact Card Program

Supported the United Way of Greater Milwaukee by participating in 2013 as United Way Impact Card Vendors.

2012

Green Fleet Sustainability All-Star

In October, at the Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois, GO Riteway was recognized as a Green Fleet Sustainability All-Star for their innovative accomplishments in green fleet sustainability and efforts reducing emissions and fuel consumption.

ABA 2012 Green Operator Award

Amid the doers and shakers in the motor coach tour and travel industries, Wisconsin-based GO Riteway Transportation Group was honored with the very first American Bus Association’s Green Operator Award. The award, developed in cooperation with ABA’s environmental committee, and sponsored by leading coach manufacturer MCI, recognizes companies that choose to go greener. Go Riteway was chosen as the first recipient of the award because of its leadership and commitment to green stewardship.

2011

Wisconsin Clean Cities Southeast Area – 2011 Clean Energy Champion

On December 15, 2011 Wisconsin Clean Cities recognized GO Riteway Transportation Group as a Clean Energy Champion. Wisconsin Clean Cities selected GO Riteway for this award in recognition of their outstanding support of Wisconsin Clean Cities and its mission to promote cleaner air and energy security through alternative fuel development and related strategies.

National School Transportation Association (NSTA) – 2011 Go Yellow, Go Green Award

This award recognizes a leader in the school bus industry who has demonstrated initiative and commitment in pursuing positive responses to growing environmental concerns. A single award is presented annually to the NSTA member who, through corporate practice and industry leadership, best demonstrates the principles of NSTA’s Go Yellow, Go Green campaign. The campaign promotes the greater use of school buses as a viable response to the problems of air pollution and excessive fuel usage.

2010

United Motorcoach Association Green Highway Award

National award presented to the motorcoach operator who demonstrates the greatest commitment to “green stewardship” in the areas of internal corporate initiative, external corporate stewardship or community and industry-wide green leadership

Wisconsin Partners for Clean Air Recognition Award

Awarded for efforts to improve Wisconsin’s air quality through eco-friendly policies and procedures that are in place to address emission reduction, fuel conservation including operating vehicles that meet new EPA guidelines

National School Transportation Association (NSTA) 2010 Green Fleet Certification – Gold

Given to operators for their commitment to improving the environment through cleaner school bus fleets and company-wide practices to reduce engine exhaust emissions and conserve fuel. The only green fleet certification program endorsed by the EPA that is available in the school bus industry.

Wisconsin Clean Cities Southeast Area, Inc.: 2010 Clean Energy Champion

Riteway was chosen in recognition of outstanding efforts to promote cleaner air and energy security through use of emission control technologies, idle reduction and fuel conservation programs; newer, lower emitting vehicles, and solar powered vehicles to be in place in 2011.

2009

National School Transportation Association (NSTA) – 2009 Gold – Green Fleet Certification

Given to operators for their commitment to improving the environment through cleaner school bus fleets and company-wide practices to reduce engine exhaust emissions and conserve fuel. This is the only green fleet certification program endorsed by the EPA that is available in the school bus industry.

Travel Green Wisconsin Certification

First ground transportation in WI to be certified. This award gives recognition to businesses for reducing their environmental footprint through eco-friendly practices. Riteway is the first ground transportation company in Wisconsin to achieve this honor.

University of Vermont Green Coach Certification (pilot program)

Awarded two Green Coach certifications for “green” efforts in passenger miles per gallon and operating vehicles with EPA 2007 and 2010 compliant engines

 

 

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