..As this will be the last news letter I will write for the CTA, I wish to thank the Transit News staff for making me a welcome member of the team of reporters. ... Congratulations, Jim! ... He takes his lovely wife, KAY, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to sample all the brew. ... Operator R. JOHNSON retired on February 1 after 29 years of service. ... He was a supervisor for 25 years and was well liked by his coworkers.