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    • CTA Says It Saved $10 Million by Cracking Down on Absenteeism (RedEye)
    • Transit Agencies Announce Schedule for Ventra Rollout (NBC)
    • 4-Year-Old Boy Killed After Riding Bike Onto Hellish Suburban Road (Sun-Times)
    • 911 Call Recording Reveals Last Words of Man Who Drove SUV into Pond (Sun-Times)
    • Rapper Chief Keef Pays $531 Ticket for Driving 110 on the Edens (Sun-Times)
    • Some CTA Board Members Apparently Almost Never Ride the CTA (RedEye)
    • Metra Chair Received $22K for Trustee Post, Despite Law Against Double Dipping (Tribune)
    • Survey: South Shore Line Riders Want Bike Access (Post-Tribune)
    • "League of Awesome Possibilities" Looks at Lawrence Streetscape (DNA)

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