Average gas prices fell 24 cents in California last month and further in the Bay Area, continuing a downward trend seen across the country, according to the American Automobile Association’s Northern California chapter.
Travelers will have to pack their patience on the roads and in Bay Area airports, as they head out of town for Thanksgiving.
The latest survey of gas prices show the average price per gallon has dropped to its lowest point in nearly a year, with some Bay Area stations dropping nearly 30 cents since last week.
With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.
Drivers visiting western Marin County this week should make sure they have plenty of gasoline as damage to a Point Reyes Station gas station has left the area with few places to refuel, the California Highway Patrol said Wednesday.
As the busy summer travel season approaches, motorists in California can expect to see a dip in gas prices, according to AAA Northern California’s monthly gas survey.
Gas prices have been surging since February, but the analysts at GasBuddy.com say we may be nearing a peak and could be saving as much as half a buck a gallon off of current rates by the Fourth of July.
Are you experiencing sticker shock at the pump? You may have noticed the last few times you’ve gone to fill up at Bay Area gas stations that prices have gone up by at least 70 cents per gallon.
In Oakland, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded was $3.93, up 16 cents from one month ago, the American Automobile Association said Wednesday.
Starting next year, a new law will force fuel distributors into the same cap-and-trade marketplace as utilities and major manufacturers. The oil industry says it will lead to price increases.