CHICAGO (AP) — Metra, the Chicago area’s commuter rail agency, is making it cheaper for parents to take part in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
Metra says in a news release it will allow up to three youths 18 or younger to ride its trains for free on Thursday when they board with a fare-paying parent.READ MORE: Navy Veteran Had Stroke In Costa Rica, And Now He's Stranded As Family Tries To Pay Five-Figure Medical Bills
Metra says it is important to do what it can to expose children to what their parents do for a living and remind children what they learn in school is crucial to successful careers.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Arctic Blast Coming Late Tuesday Night
Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is in its 26th year. In its announcement, Metra asserted this year’s theme of “Workforce Development for All” focuses on “empowering children to effect positive change within their communities.”MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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