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Chick-fil-A Will Try to Solve Atlanta’s Traffic Disaster With Free Chicken Biscuits

Carpool, and get breakfast on the house

Chick-fil-A signage Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Atlantans who have been living under rocks in recent days may discover their morning commutes have become a bit more nightmarish. Following the massive blaze and collapse of I-85 near Piedmont Road, residents across the metro area must rethink how they get around. Locally based chicken chain Chick-fil-A wants to help, and it plans to incentivize carpooling with free breakfast.

“To support our hometown, Chick-fil-A is going to feed those who are working to put things back together again -- and commuters who are ride-sharing in the mornings,” the company announced. Anyone carpooling with three or more people during their morning commute, thus taking extra vehicles off Atlanta’s strained roadways, can stop by a metro-area Chick-fil-A for a free chicken biscuit, breakfast burrito, egg white grill, or Chick-n-Minis. The deal is good Monday through Friday from opening until 7:30 a.m., through April 14.

Chick-fil-A also plans to deliver meals to those who are working to get Atlanta’s interstate system up and running again. And in a move that could go toward easing traffic congestion long after I-85 is repaired, the chain plans to pop up with free food at various Marta stations in the coming week. Now, more than ever, Marta is smarter.

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