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