When it comes to sudden increases at the gas pump, it seems there are no small measures.
Lundberg Survey of fuel prices has St. Louis with the lowest at $3.01 per gallon, well below the national average of $3.38.
Even though the price right now is down from a month ago and considerably down from a year ago, it is up from a week ago and that has Triple-A Fuel Gauge Report experts concerned.
Gas prices are falling nationwide. Saint Louisans are paying 12 cents less than a week ago.
A new report out Monday shows the price for regular unleaded in St. Louis has risen nearly 8-cents in the past week, driving the local average up to $3.67 per gallon.
Average unleaded cost for drivers, locally and nationally, was $3.66 per gallon, Saturday.
“We’ll peak somewhere between now and let’s say Cinco de Mayo,” Tom Kloza, of the Oil Price Information Service said.
Illinois gas prices are at an all-time high for February, according to AAA Chicago.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.
Some fill up tanks for as low as $2.92 per gallon on Saturday.