Gas prices surpass $4 in the city


| brennison@queenscourier.com |

Prices at the pump continue to rise as the per gallon cost for customers has surpassed the $4 mark.

Gas prices have risen 25 cents over the past month and 6 cents since last week, according to AAA’s daily fuel gauge. The current average in New York City is $4.023 per gallon — a price that has not been approached  since the summer.

A year ago average gas prices were $3.619 in the city.

Nationally, prices are up more than 13 cents in the past week to $3.698.