Disbelief? Shock? Joy? All of the above apply when it comes to filling up at the gas pump these days. AAA Minnesota reports an average price of $3 per gallon in the Twin Cities metro area.
Drivers have a little more money in the bank this week. Gas is on average $3.30 a gallon. A month ago, it was 45-cents higher, and experts predicted prices would stay high. Renae Jackson of Burnsville fills up twice a week. “On a regular basis, we drive to school, I drive him to school, daycare, dance, soccer,” Johnson said.
Consider it a gift that’s coming in a little late: the lowest gas prices we’ve seen in nearly two years.
It’s been a nice holiday present to have gas prices dip below $3 a gallon, but what will happen in the new year?
Our cold spell is one more incentive for a winter getaway and the nation’s biggest travel agency is seeing an increase in bookings.
Before every holiday we hear the same reports: a projection of how many Americans are going to get in their cars or hop on airplanes to travel.
In the span of a week, we’ve seen gas prices spike across the Twin Cities.
A Minnesota law is being credited with saving lives behind the wheel.
It’s not the kind of news motorists want to hear at the start of the Labor Day weekend: gas prices are high everywhere, but especially in the Twin Cities.
AAA nationwide is seeing an increase in drivers running out of gas- the apparent result of high gas prices.