We reached out to a Subway spokesperson for more details.
Update: When asked about what happened to the $5 Footlong, a Subway spokesperson provided the following statement via email:
"We’re always looking for new ways to bring our guests great tasting, quality subs that are worth the price. We’re introducing the new $6 ALL Classic Footlong promotion starting tomorrow and running through the end of the month. We first introduced the $5 Footlong back in 2008 and in the nine years since, everyone’s costs have gone up and inflation has changed the value of the dollar."
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