Gas prices continue to fallApril 10,2013
Gas prices in Vt.
continue to drop
The average price of gasoline in Vermont fell 3.3 cents a gallon in the past week, averaging $3.66 a gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 626 gas stations in Vermont.
The national average fell 4 cents a gallon in the last week to $3.58 gallon.
Gas prices in Vermont were 30.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago and 15.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
The national average decreased 9.3 cents a gallon during the last month and 32.8 cents from a year ago.
“Americans are spending $108 million less on gasoline every day than they were a year ago,” said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com.
DeHaan said 300 metropolitan areas saw cheaper gas prices in the first quarter than in 2012.
He said higher-priced markets this year include locations in Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
The most expensive market in the country was the Honolulu area, where gas was $4.157 a gallon, 3 cents more than a year ago.
GasBuddy operates VermontGasPrices.com and more than 250 similar websites that track gas prices at more than 140,000 stations in the United States and Canada.MORE IN This Just InThis week in Montpelier... Full Story
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