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Commuters on some of the nation's busiest public transit systems will get more than expected, courtesy of McDonald's -- a free ride and a coupon for a free Angus Third Pounder premium burger. Other promotions are taking place throughout the country.
Running throughout the month of September, McDonald's will offer commuters in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, and Washington, D.C. a free transit pass and a coupon for a free Angus Third Pounder while supplies last.
UDATE: on Tuesday September 22, 4,300 DART Rail Passes and 10,000 Angus Burger Coupons will be handed out in Dallas. Info from Twitter Friend Jordan
UPDATE: On Wednesday September 23, in Chicago, McDonalds will be distributing more than 5,000 pre-paid transit fare cards and 5,000+ coupons for free Angus Burgers to morning commuters at 10 CTA El, three Metra commuter rail and one South Shore rail stations throughout the Chicagoland area.
Details will be made public the day of or before each "Try Free, Ride Free" event, exclusively on www.mcdepk.com/TryFreeRideFree.
In addition to the six cities participating in "Try Free, Ride Free," several other communities throughout the United States are reaching busy commuters through various on-the-street promotions, with the chance to win one-of-a-kind apparel and coupons for free Angus Third Pounders.
A few of the areas supporting "Try Free, Ride Free" include:
The new Angus Third Pounders are McDonald's first new burger introductions since the Big N' Tasty((R)) in 2001.
Each Angus Third Pounder is made with 100-percent premium quality Angus beef (weight before cooking at least 5.33 oz; 151.1 grams) and fresh, savory ingredients on a toasted bakery-style sesame seed roll.